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Top 5 reasons your career is slowing down

Top 5 reasons your career is slowing down

The big question… Is your career slowing down.  There may be various reasons why you career is on the wind down.  When do you actually know it’s time to cut your losses and seek new employment?  Continue to read Abacus’ Top 5 reasons why your career is slowing down before your very eyes!

1. Your Life has changed in many ways…

It is not evitable, we all move on in life.  From marriage, to your other half accepting an unbelievable job offer elsewhere and constantly needing to travel long distance.  Perhaps you are about to settle down and children are introduced to the family, or an elderly parent is moving in with you to cater their needs.  Abacus Professional Recruitment, totally understands your desires to spend more than with your family.  We are open and will be conscious of your current job situation may not enable your time.  Abacus Professional Recruitment have an ongoing campaign #BelfastforLife.  Attracting your skills and talent, Abacus are creating a gateway for relocators or returners an opportunity to move to Belfast.


2.  Lack of motivation & appraisal… 

Its true many employee’s leave their current role due to lack of motivation and appraisal.  If you’re good efforts and hard work are not being recognised or appreciated.  We all know how this can be portrayed lack of energy to preform and sustain commitment in their role.  At Abacus we thrive on celebrating successes to give credit when it most required.  We believe all companies should reward achievements even if it is just a simply pat on the back.


3. You haven’t received your pay rise, you were promised 3 long years ago! 

Are you in denial?  It’s got to the point your hard efforts haven’t been recognised you bypass the thought of a pay rise?  At Abacus we believe you need to know your worth up front and negotiate your pay!  If you as an employee if you don’t speak up you will most certainly miss out!  Money is time and time is money.


4. You’ve hit the wall and can’t learn any new skills…

Are you capable of doing more?  Are you finding you’re current role isn’t challenging enough?  As stated a job with little or no challenging work puts you at risk for a number of job and career killing factors. You may slip into bad work habits, such as playing games online or surfing the net to pass time. Your morale could or already has plummeted, leaving you unenthusiastic and not ready to jump on opportunities when they arise.  We at Abacus Professional Recruitment feel you owe it to yourself, your career and your long term goals.


  1. You’re ready for a change of scenery… 

Much like a major life change, a change in your career objectives or desires may make it necessary for you to change to a new job. Maybe you completed a college degree that opens new doors for you, or you might be at a point in life where you simply want to pursue a different occupation. This kind of transition often comes after a long period of thought, discussion at home and training outside of work.  You know within yourself it’s time to move on open new doors and embrace exciting opportunities out in the market place.


If you have been experiencing the following, we feel it is time to pull your socks up and ship out.  Overall the longer you stay, the harder it is to leave.  Contact Abacus Professional Recruitment today to breathe life to your career!  We have a range of roles available in numerous industry sectors Accountancy, Analytics, Business Services, Financial Services, Legal, Technical and Technology.

Our recruitment consultants, are only a phone call away to finding you, you’re perfect role!  Pop us an email or alternatively ring our office for a confidential chat on 028 9031 3157 |