Archive for March 19, 2018

Lawyers and Career Burnout Changing Careers For The Better

Written by Small Business Magazine on March 19th, 2018. Posted in Lawyer career change, Midlife career changes, Need a career change

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The idea of a lifelong career is a bit of a fallacy nowadays. Statistics have shown that people are no longer settling for one multi-decade career anymore. As of today, a person changes jobs at least 10 to 15 times during the length of their career; 6.2 million U.S. workers changed their occupational field just during 2015-2016; 2.3% of people in the legal field (attorneys, lawyers, etc.) changed their careers during 2015-2016.

It shouldn’t come as much surprise that some people decide to no longer work in the occupation of legality, since it is a difficult field to work in. Burnout — the physical, mental, and emotional state where extreme stress will cause people to become overly fatigued — is common among lawyers simply by how demanding the job is: You spend your undergraduate years working as hard