There are very few lucky people who have figured out how to get paid for something they love, and what they can call that “employment”. But most people (unfortunately) hate their jobs. They feel trapped in a prison to which they have to return each morning and from which they cannot escape.
But what should you do when you hit this job wall? Well, luckily, we’re here to help. We’ve compiled some handy tips on whether you should walk away or try to struggle on, as well as some actionable steps on how to stay sane while you do so.
So, if you’re currently stuck in career hell, read on; this is what to do when you hate your job
1Don’t Broadcast It
If Sunday nights are becoming an experience akin to getting punched in the gut, then it might be a sign that all is not well with your job. But turning up on Monday and declaring to everyone just how much you loathe it won’t change anything; in fact, your colleagues will soon become sick of your negativity, especially if they themselves actually enjoy what you all do.
Don’t go pasting your discord all over social media, either, even if you’re confident your boss won’t see it. There’s no telling who will, and if Jill from Accounts decides to pass your latest Facebook rant on to management, you might find yourself being pushed before you even get the chance to jump.
Of course, this doesn’t mean you should let your frustrations build up. Venting is healthy – and even recommended. But be sensible: save your qualms and criticisms for your family and friends, where they won’t come back to bite you later on.