Lawyers dislike their jobs and lawyers dislike lawyers. Where is the love? Maybe you are seeing early warning signs to quit your job. In-house counsel job openings are at record numbers, so if you don’t like where you are, maybe it is time to make a move.
“Fifty percent of lawyers are unhappy in their current job roles, according to new research, with many feeling underappreciated and bored. The research, produced by online job website CV-Library and published this week, found that half of legal sector workers “dislike their current job”, compared to 46.2% of automotive industry staff and 45.5% of recruiters. The most common causes of unhappiness cited by legal professionals were “feeling undervalued” (61.2%), “not being in the role they want” (60%), “being bored” (41.3%), “poor company culture” (40%) and having “no room for progression” (20%).:
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