Jay Spence, Chief Product Officer (CPO) at Uprise Health, was recently interviewed by Jelena Kecmanovic for an article in the Washington Post about what people should consider before quitting their job. Dr. Kecmanovic is the founding director of the Arlington/DC Behavior Therapy Institute and an adjust professor of psychology at Georgetown University. In this article, she presents six important questions to ask that can help people make the decision about their current job.
While considering the role, rewards, and workload of work, she speaks at length with Dr. Jay Spence, who along with being our CPO has a PhD in clinical psychology. Dr. Spence explains what jobs should bring to our lives at the minimum and how the pandemic has exposed how many jobs do not currently fulfill the most basic biological and safety needs. He also explores what role community plays in the workforce and how workplace community has been impacted by the expansion of remote work.
There are many changes happening at a rapid place in our current work environment. Whether you are an employer or an employee, it pays to be informed and thoughtful when making changes at work. If you are considering a job change or if you are an employer who wants to know more about work satisfaction and the role of work, read through this thoughtful article from the Washington Post, “Thinking about quitting your job? Ask these six questions first.”