“A Bad Job is Harder on Your Mental Health Than Unemployment”


Writing for Mashable, Stephan Bevan- the director of the Centre for Workforce Effectiveness- explains how an increase in poor quality, precarious, and temporary jobs “threatens our productivity and competitiveness, levels of social inclusion and, ultimately, the health of the workforce.”  “Psychosocial job quality involves the degree to which jobs promote control, autonomy, challenge, variety and task discretion,” he writes. “It effects the extent to which work enhances or diminishes our psychological well-being.”

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