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Is it better to have coworkers you like but a job you don't or coworkers you hate and work you enjoy?

I just started a new job. My coworkers are friendly and professional but I don't really like the work. Its stressful. I am a social worker at a nursing home. The residents are nice but their families are often rude and annoying. Its also a lot of discharge planning which I don't like. At my old job the staff were from hell but the clients were great and the work was interesting. I am considering looking for another job. My friend said to reconsider because its better to have nice coworkers. What do you think??

Asked By: - 1/27/2013
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I worked in a nursing home as a social worker and also have regulatory experience. I honestly can say, that sometimes families are frustrated and also have their own psychosocial needs because placing a loved one in a nursing home for some family member brings guilt and other feelings. This is a unique opportunity in... More
Answered By: monique - 1/29/2013
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Job you enjoy because its what you want to do and your co workers won't be there all the time
Answered By: Apple II - 1/27/2013
 
I'd rather enjoy my job... I currently work in the oil field n I hate it n I hate my coworkers too but they aren't a big factor
Answered By: Kevin Lopez - 1/27/2013
 
That may be a day to day thing also. My job is in health care and it is like that quite often. I have been lucky to have reliable and loyal co workers. Just remember any time a job makes you physically or emotionally "sick"-that is a red flag to start looking for another job.
Answered By: Max Chandler - 1/27/2013
 
the former... coworkers can compensate for the crap job. if your coworkers make your day crap you won't enjoy the work anyway.
Answered By: Evanescent - 1/27/2013
 
My pick is that coworkers you like are more important but it's all relevant... More
Answered By: Rick - 1/27/2013
 
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