Some people argue that job satisfaction is more important than job security, while others believe that they cannot always expect job satisfaction, and a permanent job is more important. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

It is argued by some that
security is not as important as how satisfied we feel with what we do, whereas others believe that we should do a
that frees us from unemployment stress and ensures we have a stable income. I am personally in favour of the viewpoint of the
group. People who like the idea of doing a permanent
say that, in today’s cut-throat labour market where thousands of new graduates face unemployment annually, staying in the same
is a much safer choice than switching jobs to find
satisfaction. The combination of the increasingly competitive
market and the rising cost of living means that
security has become the most important consideration for
seekers. Many people experience temporary unemployment after quitting their previous jobs to look for new ones that offer a higher level of
satisfaction. For those who are
primary breadwinners
the primary breadwinners
is a risky decision. Despite the above arguments, I feel that we should never stop looking for jobs that make us happy and fulfilled. I personally believe that no matter how competitive the labour market is, there are always enough jobs for everyone. Spending several months or even a year seeking a rewarding
is much better than spending a lifetime stuck in a
that we are reluctant to do just because it is safe and stable. My grandfather,
for example
, has always regretted not following the photography career that he would have loved to have had;
, he chose to be a teacher because of a stable monthly
. In conclusion,
some argue that a secure
is more important than a satisfying
, I am of the opinion that we should always look for a
that brings us happiness and fulfilment rather than stability.
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