The 10 cities with the unhappiest workers

Feeling glum? Maybe you work in one of these cities. If so, perhaps you should consider relocating to one of the 10 happiest locales.

Be careful of any job listings in Boulder, Colo.

The city was just named the unhappiest place to work in a survey by online jobs community CareerBliss. Forbes commissioned the survey (for this story on the topic), which analyzed more than 36,000 employee reviews to determine the cities with the unhappiest—and happiest—workers.

Reno, Nev., was No. 2 on the list of sad cities, followed by Wichita, Kan.; Fresno., Calif.; and Little Rock, Ark.

Here are the 10 cities with the unhappiest workers:

PR Daily contributor Gil Rudawsky, who works from his home office in Boulder most days, was amused by the study.

“Of course Boulder employees are unhappy,” said Rudawsky, a crisis communications expert at GroundFloor Media. “We work in one of the most bucolic cities in the country, steps from pristine mountain trails, riddled with bike paths and overloaded with great restaurants and organic markets. It’s hard to work with all these distractions.”

He added: “Of course we hate working here. We do, however, love playing here.”

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