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What to do When You "Hate" Your Job

What to do When You "Hate" Your Job

Waking up every morning to go to work is difficult for many of us, and not being a morning person doesn’t help either. Getting up everyday for a job you don’t like is even harder.

According to a survey carried out by Capital One, the majority of Canadians, some 69%, are very satisfied with their current place of employment and do not plan on leaving anytime soon (Wright, 2014). This number is quite high and reflects well on Canadian workplaces. That is not to say that all of the remaining 31% absolutely hate their job and want to quit immediately. However, there may be a small (but nonetheless important) percentage of employees out there who are experiencing extremely low job satisfaction and are thinking about leaving their job or career as a solution to their current dissatisfaction.

Now is the time to address Workplace Mental Health

Now is the time to address Workplace Mental Health

We are becoming more familiar with the devastating impact that poor mental health has in all areas of life, including the workplace. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada (2014), more than 30% of disability claims and 70% of disability costs are attributed to mental illness” and …“on any given week, more than 500,000 Canadians will not go to work because of mental illness.”