As a product management specialist and author, Helen Holmes has spent twenty years combining a career in technology with writing and journalism. Her five previous fiction books (Oxford University Press and others) have been translated into six languages. A 2015 Timewise Power List winner, Holmes illustrates a Forbes column on fintech and is a regular contributor to successful satirical news site The Daily Mash. Her articles, along with sketches for TV show The Mash Report, have been viewed, commented on or shared online more than 7.6 million times.
A delightful, engaging and well-researched look at why too many people dread their jobs and what to do about it. Packed with wisdom, this book offers practical advice for making work better. - Professor Amy Edmondson, Harvard Business School; A vital guide to help you and your colleagues work better.'- Rory Sutherland, vice chairman of Ogilvy UK and author of Alchemy: The Surprising Power of Ideas That Don't Make Sense.; What a novel and entertaining book this is! It is very well written and answers the question so many people ask about "why you dread work", and more importantly, what you can do about it. It is a "must read" for those looking to get greater satisfaction from work and for employers interested in workplace well being. - Professor Sir Cary Cooper, 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Psychology & Health,ALLIANCE Manchester Business School; Why You Dread Work is a thoroughly enjoyable read. Containing great research to back up its key points, it provides chilling insights into the damage organizations can do. It will make workers realize they are not alone and is a must read for managers if they want to avoid the pitfalls Holmes identifies!'; - Dr Kay Maddox-Daines, Head of School for People Management at Arden University.'