8 most common issues that cause workplace misery

Employees suffer when bosses are bad, recognition is missing, pay is low and schedules are inflexible.

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That’s a pressing question, given that worldwide, 84 percent of all employees are displeased on the job.

Reasons for workplace woe abound, but here are eight key stressors that cause career misery:

1. Poor relationships with bosses and co-workers.

Many people dislike their jobs because they don’t like the people they’re working with—especially their boss. According to Bamboo HR, one study found that 44 percent of all workers who left their jobs did so because of a bad boss.

Bosses can make or break a work experience.

2. Lack of recognition and security.

Who wants to toil in anonymity? Especially in today’s business environment, where many jobs are temporary project assignments, many employees feel disposable and overlooked.

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