Poor mental health leads to temporary employment

An employee’s mental health and job satisfaction is a reliable predictor of their likelihood to stay in permanent employment. Employees with little job satisfaction are likely to have poor mental health and transfer to temporary employment.

In a ten year long study of 69,000 Britons, researchers discovered employees who switched to temporary work were 76% more likely to have high anxiety levels than those staying in permanent employment.

Researchers confirmed poor mental health is not a result of temporary work, but an indicator of employees’ likelihood to seek temporary employment.

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