Alistair Cox, chief executive, Hays
Media playback is unsupported on your device

My Bottom Line: Alistair Cox, Hays

23 June 2011 Last updated at 15:13 BST

Alistair Cox is chief executive of recruitment firm Hays.

He argues you should not languish in a job or sector which you do not like; make sure your career fits your strengths.

Alistair appeared on The Bottom Line which is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service. Subscribe to the podcast or watch it on the BBC News Channel.

Find more business wisdom from other chief executives on the My Bottom Line website.