Paul Grahm in his essay ‘How to do what you love’ said, “Finding work you love is very difficult. Most people fail. Even if you succeed, it’s rare to be free to work on what you want till your thirties or forties. But if you have the destination in sight you’ll be more likely to arrive at it.” The essence thus, is to keep looking for the work you love.

A recent poll by further validates this belief that finding work you love is not easy. The poll reveals that 56% of respondents have been unable to find a job that meets their passion. In today’s age there are two types of job seekers – one for whom compensation is the criteria for job satisfaction and the other who pursue their passion to make careers; irrespective of pay. The revelation from Monster’s poll is that the first segment is only a meager 17 percent as compared to the latter (83 percent). Interestingly, there still exists a 14 percent who are unsure of their passion. For those who are not sure of where their passion lies, there is a quick exercise at the bottom at the end of the article.

In order to bring more happiness in work and more integration of passion with work life, has launched ‘Love What You Do’ – a campaign that aims at provoking and inspiring people to love what they do and pursue their passion in their jobs (//

This idea of loving what you do is not about renouncing what you are currently doing but in finding the sweet spot between your passion and your skills. Whether you are a sales manager, who has a yearning for travel or a software coder who loves gaming, the beauty is in finding a balance between what you do and what you enjoy doing.  #MonsterMyJob

Watch how Rishabh did it in the video below:

​Rishabh loved two things – meeting new people and travelling. His love took him to a sales job but he missed travelling. Then he made a move to a large tour company. Now Rishabh gets to meet interesting people and often takes them out too. With (// Rishabh has found what he loves to do. Have you? #MonsterMyJob

Quick exercise to find your passion:

Make a list of what your talents are — this will tell you what you are good at. This list is the starting point for choosing the career you love. The thing you are good at may not be the thing you like doing. So also make a list of the things that you like doing. The items that appear in both List 1 and List 2 are possibly the things you should consider a career in.

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Photo CaptionRishabh: Love what you do #MonsterMyJob


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