Employers are apparently dishing out fewer cost of living adjustments if you buy into the results of the annual Work Stress Survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Everest College.
Employed women are almost twice as likely as employed men to pick low pay as their number-one work stress, and women are also more likely to feel like they're stuck in the wrong career. Doing work you hate and getting paid less for it isn't a great combination, ladies. You'll need to step up your game and finally ask for a raise or start looking for a new job in the career field of your dreams. Or maybe you need to become self-employed? Otherwise, you'll just go home and take out your work frustrations on the ones you love. It's not really about the mess someone left in the kitchen sink, is it? Yeah, I'm on to you. But let's leave that angle to Oprah.
Now if only we could figure out how to get out of the grocery store without spending $40 on the basics, we'd have it made, right?