A recent research revealed over half of the UK employees are unhappy at work. PR and communications specialist Ebony Gayle shows you how you can ditch the 9-5 and be your own boss.
Are you looking for a way to breakout of the confines of the workplace? Is work draining and depriving you of your happiness? Does remaining in the workplace until retirement make you take a sharp, deep breath and reconsider your life? Well if you answer yes, trust and believe you are not alone in this. Research published last month revealed that more than half of all UK employees are unhappy at work. Reasons for unhappiness at work can vary, the workplace can be restrictive which can be a struggle for parents and those with other aspirations. The awareness that we spend more time at work with colleagues, than we do with our families and friends.
The UK retirement age is currently 66 years old, but, set to increase in the coming years, and the average life expectancy is roughly 79 years old for females. With this type of future forecast, it’s no surprise that self-employment is on the rise, guess why? Because they are more contented. In fact a study last month of 5,000 workers concluded that self-employed people are more successful in their careers and felt happier in their job.
So, if you are looking for a way to escape the workplace here are 8 ideas to explore.