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Make Blue Monday work for you

Blue Monday work

Blue Monday has hit us and if you are feeling the downward pull, maybe it is time to reconsider your current working circumstances!

Taking place on the third Monday of January, Blue Monday is considered a day when people feel at their lowest post-Christmas. “The third Monday of January has been awarded the gloomy title due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and the arrival of unpaid credit card bills.” (1)

Originally a PR stunt commissioned by a travel operator to former Cardiff University tutor Cliff Arnall, Blue Monday has taken hold with some real substance. However, instead of seeing this day as a negative this year, use it as your inspiration.

As Arnall told The Independent newspaper, it was “never his intention to make the day sound negative”, but rather “to inspire people to take action and make bold life decisions” (2)

If you are questioning your current circumstances. Is this Architecture role right for me? Do I want to try my hand at a different Interior Design job? Should I be taking a more responsible role in the property job market? It is time to take heed of Arnall’s vision and move on to something that will propel you forward not keep you in the “blue”.

Hunter Dunning has Architecture Jobs, Interior Design jobs and Property jobs available across the UK. Featured jobs include:

Send your CV to consult@hunterdunning.co.uk or call one of the Hunter Dunning team on 01243 779789.

 

References

1. ‘Blue Monday 2019’, https://www.awarenessdays.com/awareness-days-calendar/blue-monday-2019/, [Accessed] 16 January 2019

2. Man who coined the term ‘Blue Monday’ apologises for making January more depressing’, The Independent, 5 January 2018