What Motivates You?

We encourage you to consider the circumstances under which you would make a change. Unfortunately, most people don't think about these circumstances often which makes their career path unclear. So, consider the below and rank them as appropriate. 


Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation (Base, Bonus, Stock opportunities)
  • Benefits
  • Job title/status
  • Travel (or the lack of)

Meaningful Work

  • Opportunity to do interesting work
  • To do work that has an impact
  • Business model
  • Position description and its ability to illustrate clarity for the role

My Environment

  • The immediate team/colleagues
  • Work/Life balance
  • Stability of the company, industry, or job function
  • Company reputation
  • Community involvement/impact
  • Company commitment to diversity
  • A diverse population (gender, ethnicity, and diversity of experience)
  • Physical work environment
  • Interpersonal relationships - the people with whom you work
  • Clients/Customers
  • Geography (relocation, preferred location)
  • Technology (tools/resources that one work with to complete their tasks)


  • Learning programs
  • Career growth
  • Stretch opportunities

Leadership and Management

  • Independence/autonomy
  • The person to whom you report
  • Leadership of the company (C-Suite)
  • Company/group ranking in the market
  • Vision and Mission of the company

After you successfully have got in touch with your Career Drivers, go back to the Career Coaching Support page to continue the process of finding your purpose-driven career!