The Average Woman Thinks About Quitting Her Job 17 Times A Year
According to a recent study, the average woman considers quitting her job 17 times a year, with 34 per cent of women taking the plunge and completely retraining in a new skill.
Staying in a job you hate can be draining and many of us frequently consider what it would be like if we actually left and started fresh - 17 times a year in fact.
A new study, carried out by the Association of Accounting Technicians of 2,000 full-time and part-time employed UK adults, has come up with some pretty inspiring statistics.
More drastic thoughts of entirely switching careers crosses women's minds a further 10 times a year. If it will make you happier then why not go for it?
Around 34 per cent of women have actually took the plunge and quit their jobs to completely retrain in a new career.
Of course, the idea of completely retraining in something new can be a scary thought, but if it is going to make waking up on a Monday morning easier, it's worth it.
There are lots of different reasons why we may be unhappy at work, but it could be related to the fact we have 671 workplace arguments from our first day to the moment we retire.
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Or the commute could even making us unhappy, as the study found that we clock 82,802 miles commuting, which is at least three times the Earth's circumference.
The study also found that women work on average 32 hours a week which totals 1,668 hours a year and 78,396 hours over their career.
Women also reportedly go through five office romances in a working lifetime, which could be a huge reason for wanting to move on.
"With careers having such a big impact on our lives, it's important to make sure that we are in the right one," says AAT's Rachel Kellet.
"Despite what some people might think, you can make a change at any point in your life - we have people studying finance qualifications while in their 70s."
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