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Love What You Do - The Importance of Job Satisfaction
Posted on Friday, February 8th 2019

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Valentine’s Day is upon us and love is in the air. While showing loved ones you care is certainly important at this time of year, there is also no better time to evaluate your own happiness. Ask yourself - are you in love with your career?

An average American work week is 40 hours long, but many corporate jobs expect employees to work longer hours, stay late and even answer phone calls and emails on weekends. Those long, hard days can end up negatively affecting your quality of life. Fortunately, many entrepreneurs are able to break away from the drudgery of corporate America and take control of their career (and their happiness!) through franchising.

Unhappiness in the Workplace is an Epidemic

Dissatisfaction in the workplace is not uncommon. The 2017 Mind the Workplace Report, which was released by the nonprofit Group Mental Health America and the Faas Foundation, reported 71 percent of American workers were either actively looking for a new job or thought about switching jobs frequently. Almost half of the survey participants felt they were underpaid and often unappreciated.

Other factors that may contribute to workplace stress can include limited career growth and advancement opportunities, a lack of interest and poor management; all of which can lead to increased stress levels and a lower quality of life.

Dissatisfaction Can Have Multiple Negative Effects on Your Life

Unhappiness in the workplace can drastically impact your life in many unexpected ways, including your physical health, social life and emotional stability.

The American Psychological Association reports that prolonged stress can trigger stress-related disorders such as constant muscle aches and tightness, migraine headaches, chronic pain, weight gain and more. Stress can also cause your immune system to become less effective and lead to an increased susceptibility to illness.

Beyond not feeling well, prolonged dissatisfaction can cause a drop in mood that doesn’t end with the workday. Overwhelming feelings of sadness and discontent will inevitably impact your social life.

Your career is a major part of your everyday life, and your happiness may depend on it!

Take Control of Your Career with Fish Window Cleaning

Now is the time to make the change, and fall in love with your career. It is not too late to find happiness in your professional life by breaking away from corporate America and investing in a reputable franchise like Fish Window Cleaning. As a franchisee, you are often able to set your own hours, regulate your office environment and take control of your future.

Fish Window Cleaning is the nation’s premier window cleaning franchise. After more than 40 years of providing customers with top-notch service, FISH has expanded to more than 275 locations across 44 states. With FISH’s proven, scalable business model, you can rekindle your passion for business and your career. For more information, visit FWCFranchise.com.