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New job is making me miserable, don't know what to do next...

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wlrg14 Mon 03-Aug-15 22:43:54

Been in my new job about 2 months and it's been a nightmare from the start. I work in catering so it was never going to be easy but I have just graduated and am not working anywhere near the field I'm actually qualified in.
2 diciplinary forms and being thrown in at the deep end later I feel like I need to find a new job, being picked at by management over petty things is really beginning to grind me down, on top of all that we have been ttc for over a year with nothing but a miscarriage to show for it.
I'm worried I'll end up walking out and leaving my poor dp to foot the bills every month!
Any one have any ideas on anything I could do from home? I'd love to start my own business but just don't know where to start.
Rant over, sorry just needed to get that off my chest!

flowery Tue 04-Aug-15 08:53:28

If one of your concerns is not working in the field you're qualified in, would starting your own business enable you to achieve that? It would often be difficult to start a viable business in a field where you've only just qualified unless you have plenty of experience in the same area beforehand, but obviously it depends on what it actually is.

If you are concerned at the prospect of your DP having to foot the bills, are you in a financial situation where you are able to give up work and start your own business? Start up costs, business expenses and a financial cushion for the first few months where no/little/unreliable income is coming in from the new business may be significant sums to find.

Not wanting to put off - I run two of my own businesses myself so have been through it, but just be realistic about the financials.

Is there a possibility of talking to other people who have started their own business in your specialism for advice? Perhaps not locally as they may not want to help out the competition, but further afield?

wlrg14 Wed 05-Aug-15 22:16:26

Thanks for the reply flowery, I think your right about finances etc, I know starting your own business is far from easy!
I think it might be a case of just keeping my head down and looking for a new job! grin

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