Polls consistently show that a staggering number of people aren’t particularly engaged in their work. The truth is, about 70% of the working population is unhappy at their jobs, a few actively looking to improve their situations, and most simply bearing the pain that comes with day-after-day-after-day of slogging through chaos, dysfunction and agitation.
With the stress to keep a comfortable paycheck, made even worse by the fear associated with the uncertainty of career transition, it’s no wonder people feel stuck. To start a job search, the pain either needs to be unbearable, or the impetus for change isn’t their own idea (think mergers, acquisitions, and organizational restructuring) It doesn’t have to be this way!
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Here are some signs you might be unhappy with your job:
- The heart palpitations begin around 6:00 on Sunday night, when the reality of Monday on the job sets in.
- The best days at work are when the boss in on vacation – at a place with limited or no digital connectivity.
- To successfully promote your product or service, you can’t be very truthful with customers.
- Your dog doesn’t think you’re fun anymore.