Getting Married or Having a Child Makes You Less Satisfied at Work, Kingston University Study

Published: Jul 06, 2012

Major life events such as marriage or the birth of a first child have a detrimental effect on job satisfaction, according to a study by Kingston University's Business School. Researchers found that people feel significantly less happy at work for up to five years after the birth of their first child. They also discovered that the negative effect of major life events on job satisfaction is considerably stronger for women.

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