Been working too long?
The 15-year itch
“Karl Sveiby’s 15-year itch theory finds that after 15 years working in the same field for the same company, employees start to feel they have no more to learn. This can lead to anger, frustration and burnout. Though the plateau transcends professions, says Sveiby, it hits creative workers, such as journalists, particularly hard. But it’s not all bad news: after another one to five years, these workers improve dramatically. Sveiby says management must see an employee’s loss of interest in work not as a personal problem but as a natural part of the cycle of working life ? which means anticipating it and managing it.”
Hmm only 6 years to go… or maybe he got his figures wrong…