Thoughts About Calling In Sick To Work
YourCareerDoctor has a few thoughts about calling in sick.
When it comes to calling in sick, there are two types of people.
The first type is someone who is genuinely sick and or needs a mental health day. People in this category use sick days to rest and recover. On occasion, it is a good idea to use a sick day to maintain your mental health (deal with stress, relax or refresh).
The other type of person is someone who is disengaged. According to a 2017 Gallop poll, disengaged workers represent between 33% and 49% of the workforce. More commonly, disengaged workers feel undervalued, not respected, and unchallenged. These feelings lead to the desire to call in sick more often. Calling in sick represents an avenue to escape dissatisfaction at work.
As a career coach, I’ve had many conversations with workers who are disengaged and dissatisfied with their job. I always encourage them to find a resolution to stay in their position or find a new job. If you find yourself in a situation where you are not happy at work and have tried everything else to resolve your problems, you may want to consider getting another job. At YourCareerDoctor, we firmly believe you have the power to own your career (#ownmycareer). With that in mind, we encourage you to visit our job board to view open positions.
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Good luck with your situation. Don’t settle for being dissatisfied when you can #ownyourcareer and find a new job.
Have a good week!
Dr. Derrick E. Haynes — YourCareerDoctor
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