Finding a good job is difficult.
Keeping that job can be even harder. Let’s be honest – today’s workplace is a money focused, deadline driven, productivity magnified ball of stress. Throw in constant change and a dash of uncertainty and it’s enough to grind down even the hardiest of workers.
Given the dynamics of the modern workplace, it’s understandable that you might want to release some tension during a coffee clutch with your fellow co-workers.
Who can blame you? But are there some things that you should never say at work because the risk is too high?
The answer is a bigtime YES.
What follows are five things that should never escape your mouth at the workplace, regardless of how stressful your job might be. Doing so could seriously put your career at risk and potentially cost you your job.
Are you ready? Let’s jump right in.
1. I hate my job!
At some point, all of us get stressed out at work, meaning both men and women. When things get really rough, you might even feel overwhelmed. When this happens, it can be very tempting to reach for a phrase that contains these four words – I hate my job. While it may feel good in the moment to say this to your cube-mate, keep in mind that someone else could be listening in!