Here’s exactly how to tell if you work at a toxic company that doesn’t care about you

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Employees may quit a job if they feel underappreciated at work.
Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and author of “Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant,” told Business Insider that having an employer who cares about you can lead to a greater sense of purpose at work.
Business Insider identified 14 warning signs that may indicated your company doesn’t care about you and that you’re in a toxic workplace.
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Feeling underappreciated can lead employees to quit their jobs.

A good company culture is one of the most important aspects of any job. Working for a company that cares about you not only boosts job satisfaction, but it also makes for a more productive workplace.

“People come to work for more than a paycheck,” said Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and author of “Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant.” “They want to feel that their contributions are making a difference. If an employer cares about your long-term growth and happiness, you’ll feel a much greater sense of purpose, and reward.”

It’s normal to feel unmotivated if your company isn’t appreciating you.

“Without that genuine support, it’s hard to stay motivated, feel that you are part of a larger team, and produce your best work,” Taylor said. “It’s a downward spiral. You could stagnate in your career — unless you notice the signs and take decisive action.”

Here are 14 signs that your company isn’t supporting you as much as they should.

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They never ask you for input or ideas

If your boss or employer doesn’t care about your ideas or opinions, they probably don’t care much about you, said Michael Kerr, a business speaker on workplace trends and author of “The Humor Advantage.”

Whether you’re always the last person to be considered for projects or you’re being talked over in meetings, being left out in these scenarios means your boss doesn’t respect your ideas.

Your boss doesn’t offer any support, guidance, or feedback

If your boss doesn’t take the time to offer any feedback, guidance, or support as you work toward achieving your goals, it can be seriously detrimental to your career, Kerr added.

Taylor said that if your boss seems primarily concerned with the tactical aspects of your job and project completion — and less so with whether you’re advancing your skills or being challenged by your work — they probably don’t care about your success.

Another red flag is not getting feedback on a project that you contributed to, she added. “You may be fortunate enough to hear it through the grapevine, but you feel as if you are not part of a larger picture.”

You’re not compensated fairly

You’ve asked for a raise, and you know your salary is below what’s normal for your role and location. Still, your company refuses to budge and meet industry standards.

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Source:: Business Insider


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