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Why is everyone so unhappy at work right now?

Why is everyone so unhappy at work right now?
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By Vanessa FuhrmansAmericans, by many measures, are unhappier at work than they have been in years.Despite wage increases, more paid time off and greater control over where they work, the number of US workers who say they are angry, stressed and disengaged is climbing, according to Gallup’s 2023 workplace report.Meanwhile, a BambooHR analysis of data from more than 57,000 workers shows job satisfaction scores have fallen to their lowest point since early 2020, after a 10% drop this year alone.In interviews with workers around the country,...

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