Wednesday, April 6, 2011

A Bad Job May Be Worse For Your Wellbeing Than Being Jobless (Psychology Today)

...Recent research by Gallup...shows that American workers who are emotionally disconnected from their work and workplace, rate their lives more poorly than do those who are unemployed. ...

Gallup's findings are consistent with those in a recent Australian study...which found that the unemployed have poorer mental health than the employed, but those with poor or unhappy work environments had worse health than the unemployed.
I could have saved a lot of people a lot of money if only they'd asked me. Yes, being unemployed is stressful but it's NOTHING compared to the feeling that you'd rather eat glass than go to work.

Read the full article here.

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