|If your job is affecting your health it might be time to move on|
Work environment: Poor air quality, bad ergonomics, insufficient lighting, temperature intolerance (too hot or too cold), noise/sound pollution, radiation pollution
It turned out that Jenny’s new boss and a number of newly arrived co-workers were the reason behind her feeling miserable at work. Jenny decided it was a new job she needed not a whole new career. Once we identified the key ingredients needed in her next job, Jenny managed to find her ideal role where she gained a renewed sense of vigour for her career and life.
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*Not her real name, case study has been used with permission.
Lisa LaRue, MCareerDev, BSocSc(Couns&HumServ), DipCareerGuid, RCDP, MAC is a Career Coach and Career Development Consultant at CareerWorx with more than 18 years' experience helping people plan and manage their careers.