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19th Jul 2012

Hard Work: 8 in 10 Employees Have Given up on Finding Their Dream Job

Are you one of the many people that have given up hope of ever finding their dream job? If so, you're not alone...


Are you one of the lucky people who has managed to land their dream job? If so, be grateful because according to a new survey, most of us have given up hope of finding the perfect career.

The Irish Sun reports that nearly 8 in 10 employees say that the prospect of finding their ultimate job has been severely battered by the recession – and can you blame them really? We all know how hard it is to find a job in the current economic climate.

The survey, which was carried out by comparison website uSwitch revealed that just 6 per cent of workers are actually in their dream job while the vast majority of employees have sacrificed their hopes and dreams in exchange for job security and a steady pay packet every single week.

“Very few people now feel able to pursue the job of their dreams,” said Michael Ossei, a personal finance expert at

What do you think ladies? Are you one of the lucky workers out there who really enjoys what they do? Or are you stuck in a job you hate, pining for something better to come along?

Let us know what you think in the comments section below.