There are people who prefer to be in a city. The busy nights and days and the entertainment centers are only some of the reasons why people often prefer the city. But the best reason why people go to the city is opportunity.
They want to be where the action is and the city has almost every opportunity you can think of. In any business you work with, there is always a window of opportunity that will ask you to work harder. You are always encouraged to do well as thousands are waiting to get where you are right now. The city brings a lot of things but could also be too much for others.
That is why there are also people who prefer to be far away from them all. They just would like to be in an area where everyone almost knows one another, there are no busy streets and you can just kick back and relax everyday.
However, opportunity is very limited in the rural area. You cannot easily find a job where there is a chance of career advancement. If you do get a job, you could end up a very simple job just enough for your daily needs without any opportunity of advancement.
It is not that there are no chances of career advancement in the rural area. You could still find a job and improve on it. It is all about seeing the opportunity and working on it.
The common mistake in looking for a job in the rural area is to look for a job based on what you already have. It is rare that the rural area will have the job that you want. Always think of the job the community needs. If you have to work hard towards providing that need to the community, you have to do it if you want to get hired.
That means you can easily find a job not on being an executive of a small company in your small city but in providing basic services such as working for the government. Yes, the government. The government has to be everywhere and their services have to be administered in most cities around the country.
It could be a little bit outside your industry but the mere fact that you are an experienced employee makes you a viable candidate for the job. Most of the work in the rural area for the government is based on basic services and administration. The only time you have to tailor yourself for the job is when you do not have any experience.
If you cannot find a job in you area, why not look for a job online and provide virtual services? There are a lot of virtual services you could provide online. If you have experience in doing simple administrative tasks, you could be a virtual assistant.
All you need to have is dedicated phone line (separate from your home phone number), a computer and a good internet connection. Chances are; you already have the computer and the internet. Getting another phone line is very easy today especially when you already have a phone line.
Always take a look at your surroundings when you want to be in the rural area and have a good job. Think of the things you can provide instead of looking for a job that will be perfect for your skills.