Over 70% of U.S workers do not like their job, which means you are likely one of them.
If you are always complaining about your job and looking for a way out, there’s a high chance you are unhappy with your current employment status.
Many of my friends are always complaining about their boss and their co-workers, and it worries me because nobody should have to feel that way, especially when they have to spend 40+ hours a week with them.
Of course a job doesn’t always have to be enjoyable, but there’s a fine line between getting through your day quickly and efficiently, and receiving nothing but negativity that drags you down and makes you hate every single day.
What side are you on?
Do you struggle to get along with your boss?
Sometimes it feels like bosses are picking on us when in reality they are just trying to do their job, just as we are.
However, other times your boss might not like you and you can clearly see that.
He is always putting you down, giving you the “worse” jobs and the co-workers the best ones, always blaming you, not thanking you when you’ve gone above and beyond, and most of all talking down on you like you have no idea what you’re doing.
But the worst of them all: Talking down to you in front of everyone.
Don’t worry, you’re not the only one and definitely won’t be the last.
Are you always complaining?
We don’t always have to love what we do, because there are days when we complain about it.
But once again, there’s a fine line.
If you find yourself complaining about your boss at the very first chance you get, the workload, and the workplace in general, you might be unhappy with your job.
You constantly complain about everyone and everything, at work and at home. It is not good for your well-being and not a healthy way to live your life.
Do you find it hard getting up in the morning?
This one is a biggie and resonates with many people.
If you have a job that you’re passionate about, you love doing it and you are proud to be in your industry, you will find it easy getting up in the morning.
On the other hand, when you struggle to get out of bed because the thought of your JOB makes you miserable each and everyday, there is a problem.
You should be jumping out of bed like a spring, ready to tackle anything that comes your way for the day.
But as you and I know, this is not the case and a good reason why you landed on this page.
Does your co-workers make you angry?
I’ve told my friends time and time again, it is the people within the workplace that can make or break your career.
This is my opinion and I will gladly back it up every time.
Your co-workers should not be there to bring you down, to bully you and ruin your day.
They are suppose to laugh at your jokes (even if they’re lame), to back you up when you complain about the boss and to ultimately make your day go faster.
So if you have co-workers that ruin your day, bring you down and make you feel worthless, it is a sign, and not a good one.
It is a sign that you are in a bad environment every single day and it’s messing with your social and personal life.
Do you wish you had a new job?
You may have considered taking a new career path, and that’s completely fine.
Change is always good – for the most part, but not many people like to make changes, and that’s probably why you’re too scared to move on too.
Fear of change is no laughing matter and is actually one of the main reasons people are set in stone.
People will stay in a job they hate for the rest of their lives because they fear change.
It’s as simple as that.
What should you do?
You have a choice, you have a chance, so make a CHANGE before it’s too late!
If you agree with most of the questions I asked above, I hate to say it but your job is making you unhappy.
Jobs make the world go round.
Jobs are the reason we have food on the table for our kids.
Without a job we will be on the streets.
But that does NOT mean you have to live a miserable life.
Like I said, people do not like change. And sadly it kills dreams.
However, you landed on this page for a reason. It wasn’t to see if you are unhappy with your job because deep down you already know that.
You want answers and I don’t blame you.
Listen, I was in a miserable job and I found a way out (I was in multiple actually).
It wasn’t until I realized being my own boss was going to make all my workplace problems go away.
Ever since I began my journey at Wealthy Affiliate I have never looked back, and I only recommend you do the same if you want to escape the 9-5 rat race too.
Well thanks for reading.
What do you hate about your job? Comment below!