Infographic: Midlife Crisis & Worst College Degrees

Thinking about going back to school? Check out this infographic on midlife crisis and the worst college degrees.  An excerpt from the infographic below…

 Midlife Crisis & Worst College Degrees

When Job Satisfaction isn’t what it should be

A. Overall Job Satisfaction in the U.S.

  • 1. 71 percent of workers are “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” from their work.

B. Why people aren’t satified

  • Top four reasons for job dissatisfaction:
  • Underpaid = 47% of women, 44% of men
  • Lack of growth opportunities = 36% of women, 32% of men
  • No career advancement opportunities = 33% of women, 34% of men
  • Feeling trapped = 29% of women, 32% of men

C. Top Burnout Careers:

  • 45.8% physicians reported experiencing at least one symptom of serious burnout, such as emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and a low sense of personal accomplishment.
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Jessica Miller-Merrell

Learn more about Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, the founder of Workology, a workplace HR resource, and the host of the Workology Podcast. More of her blogs can be found here.


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