What Do We Hire Our Jobs to Do?

This might sound a bit backwards, but when you think about it, our employers not only hire us to do a job for them, we hire our employers and our jobs to do a job for us. What do we hire our jobs to do? Why does it matter? By understanding the true nature of what we hire our jobs to do, we can understand the causal relationship between our jobs, job satisfaction and in the end, personal fulfillment.

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So the world didn’t end today. Good–I’ve got a lot more work to do.

I’m writing this post on a train, coming home at the end of Week #2 at my new gig. For those of you keeping score, I’ve moved on from my role as Director of Product Management for Eccentex. I’m now consulting for a healthcare provider implementing a document capture system.

Why the change?

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