Even Americans who are lucky enough to have work in this economy are becoming more unhappy with their jobs, according to a new survey that found only 45 percent of Americans are satisfied with their work.
That was the lowest level ever recorded by the Conference Board research group in more than 22 years of studying the issue. In 2008, 49 percent of those surveyed reported satisfaction with their jobs. […]
Workers have grown steadily more unhappy for a variety of reasons:
– Fewer workers consider their jobs to be interesting.
– Incomes have not kept up with inflation.
– The soaring cost of health insurance has eaten into workers’ take-home pay.