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5 signs you're stuck in a toxic job

  • Published at 07:32 pm October 11th, 2017
5 signs you're stuck in a toxic job
Everyone wants to have a job they love, which usually is a balance between your life and work. However, most of us are actually stuck in a job which is exhausting and toxic for us, and the worst part is that most of us fail to even realise it. Thus, here are some of the not-so-obvious signs that you might be stuck in a toxic job.    Prioritising your colleagues over friends and family Getting along with your colleagues is one thing, but choosing them over your friends and family and constantly cutting off family time can be detrimental. You should have a life outside work, as it defines your happiness,   Sleeping problems start to haunt you Work can be stressful, but no job’s worth sacrificing your ability to rest and recharge. You know it's time for you to quit your job when it has made you constantly having trouble sleeping every night.   The idea of going to work in the morning simply makes you miserable Once at work, if you feel powerless and hopeless, know that you're not the one to be blamed. You may feel trapped, but that's not the case, it's just high time you start looking for something better.   Bullying, dishonesty or other aggressive behaviour become the norm When there are no apparent consequences for abusive, harassing or other unseemly conduct, it is not abnormal for you to be appalled. Your office in doing you more harm than good, if you are no longer shocked by workplace hostility.    A lot of negative communication A toxic work environment gives off negative communication across the workplace in multiple forms. Misunderstandings between employees and superiors can be one example. When you see this sign one too many times, it might be wise to consider taking other jobs.