There’s not a single person that I’ve met that hasn’t had a job that’ made them miserable.
While most of us just ‘put up with it’, being in an emotionally charged environment can take a toll on your mental wellbeing, affect your relationships outside work, and put you at risk of injury, fatigue and burnout.
Sustained periods of chronic stress can cause more psychological damage than you realise, can also lead to (or exacerbate) anxiety and depression, with mental health more common in the workplace than you realise:
Deloitte found that 84 percent of employees experienced mental health issues due to work
A PwC report commissioned by the Australian Government found the financial and insurance sector reported the highest instance of mental health conditions, with 33 per cent of people experiencing an issue with mental wellbeing.
So is a job you hate really worth it?
This week’s blog looks at the ‘time to go’ signs to look for, and why you need to take notice.