Don’t Like Your Current Job? Just Create a New One. Here’s How…

Alex Bratty
5 min readJul 20, 2020

Huh? What are you saying? That I should just create a new job out of thin air?

Well, not quite, but close.

If you don’t like your current position, you can engage in what’s called “job crafting” to make it what you want.

Yup, you can (and many people do this without realizing it) tailor your own job to fit your needs and play to your strengths.

If you’re a leader, that might sound a little unnerving. Maybe you think freedom for people to create their own jobs sounds like the beginning of chaos or anarchy in the office.

Actually, it’s the opposite, and here’s why.

Positive organization researcher, Amy Wrzesniewski, has found that job crafting is not only happening, whether you’re aware of it or not, it also has numerous benefits for employees and organizations.

1. It allows employees to make their work more meaningful, leading to greater retention and commitment to the organization.

2. It encourages employees to be more proactive in their work.

3. People who craft their jobs perform significantly better than those who just chug along with their assigned job.



Alex Bratty

✅ Positive Work Culture Champion ✅ Researcher ✅ Improve Motivation & Engagement ✅ Increase Productivity & Profitability