You’ve noticed that something is not right in your office, and you just can’t enjoy it. Your enthusiasm has diminished, you can’t recall the last time you felt good about getting up and going to work, and you spend your days on the job clock-watching and dreaming of escaping.
These are signs that perhaps it’s time, to be honest, and ask yourself whether this particular job is actually suitable for you. Being in a job that is not suitable for you is depressing, and can impact not only your work life but also for your mental health.
If you’re not sure about whether to stay or go, here are a few signs that may help you in considering whether this job is right for you.
- Seniors are always late in the morning and sit late to complete their task
- You’re expected to work overall weekends and public holidays
- Taking sick leave is a crime
- You can’t trust anyone
- Salaries are delayed on a regular basis
- Travel, food, and medical claims are not settled promptly
- People CC too many people in their emails
- Communication from senior management is impolite
- Courtesy and respect is non-existent
- Staff turnover is alarming
- Code of conduct is not applicable to senior management
Remember, giving in isn’t the same as giving up! Knowing something isn’t right for you means you’re on the right track in finding something that is, so be encouraged and get started.