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Would you recommend your job to a close friend? That’s the question salary data provider PayScale posed for the first time to over 10,000 workers in its annual Best Jobs For You survey. The survey also asks about job satisfaction, flexibility, and whether respondents felt their careers had meaning. Of […]
Just because your job pays little doesn’t mean it makes you unhappy. Although happiness at work usually increases with salary, there are notable exceptions to that rule. Some high-paying jobs make employees surprisingly miserable. Other jobs with low pay have extremely satisfied workers. To determine which low-paying jobs had surprisingly […]
Yesterday, the Partnership for Public Service released their annual survey of federal employees on which government agencies are the best places to work. Of of the 2.1 million federal workers, 48.2% took the survey. The final score was a weighted average of the following three questions. I recommend my organisation […]
Employees at Pfizer really love their jobs. The pharmaceutical giant was voted the happiest company in America by its own workers for the second year running, according to an annual survey from job site CareerBliss. Health care company Kaiser Permanente took second place, followed by Texas Instruments. To come up […]
Neil Blumenthal advises to develop leaders internally.
Based on thousands of employee reviews on Glassdoor.
Public sector jobs make workers feel good about themselves.
Sales, finance, and tech take the lead.
86% say they're open to a career move sometime in the next year.
Apparently over half are actively looking.
[credit provider=”Marley Lilly via statigram” url=”http://statigr.am/p/321168860251992643_144708883″] The days of lifetime employment at a single company are long gone, so business leaders today need to make an extra effort to retain talent and foster employee loyalty.Loyal employees are the heart of successful companies. When people feel fulfilled at their jobs, they go […]
[credit provider=””>scarleth white on flickr”] When, if ever, is it best to “settle” – to opt for a relationship, or a career, or anything else that’s less than you’d hoped for?The standard advice from dating experts is that you should never settle (“living with integrity [means] not settling for less […]
[credit provider=”Twitter” url=”https://twitter.com/i/#!/search/goodbye/slideshow/photos?url=http%3A%2F%2Finstagram.com%2Fp%2FQ4ml5MLbms”] We have all been there. You find yourself stumbling into a massive career obstacle – and the situation begins to spiral downward. Things become “ugly” in a hurry, as negativity creeps into your work life.The resulting consequences begin to emerge – your attitude begins to shift.
[credit provider=”rakelperez/statigr.am” url=”http://statigr.am/viewer.php#/detail/360886232328811338_185464715″] Not all jobs are created equal, which is why you shouldn’t feel obligated to accept every offer that comes your way. If taking the job means the difference between living on the street and keeping your house, that’s one thing, but if your situation enables you to be picky, […]
The first people you hire in your startup are critical to your company’s success. So it’s easy to say that you need to hire the “absolute best people you can find.” But what does this actually mean?
[credit provider=”statigr.am/kathrynwiller” url=”http://statigr.am/p/341240956342508109_179966797″] I get job hopping; I’ve done it a few times myself. One particular career move of mine into a very niche, scientific industry proved disastrous. I was at my job for 5 months and fled back to my old position (I was lucky they welcomed me back!) […]
While engineers may have the most lucrative jobs, singers are the happiest.
The secret to what gives a company its competitive edge isn’t its product, technology or corporate strategy. Instead, it comes down to one thing: employee engagement.
[credit provider=”Helga Weber via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/helga/3674621054/”] We recently published a list of the 10 unhappiest jobs in America based on a report compiled by CareerBliss, but then we found a similar list conducted by the National Opinion Research centre at the University of Chicago. After comparing the two lists of unhappiest workers, we concluded that […]
[credit provider=”michaeldorokhov via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikedorokhov/5880890448/”] We recently published a list of the 10 unhappiest jobs in America based on a report compiled by CareerBliss.Shortly thereafter, we discovered another list of the unhappiest jobs conducted by the National Opinion Research centre at the University of Chicago, and the ranked occupations are […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/Ashley Campbell Photography” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ashleycampbellphotography/5779017805/”] Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize winner and author of Thinking, Fast and Slow, makes an interesting distinction: High income makes us more satisfied with our lives but it does not make us happier.What’s the difference?
[credit provider=”GÃ¸ril Grov SÃ¸rdal via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/sordal/4157110983/”] Ask anyone who has ever been involved in a play, and they’ll tell you the importance of knowing which side of the stage to exit.Heading off in the wrong direction could have you coming face-to-face with actors trying to enter the stage or […]
As graduation season approaches and college seniors everywhere trade jeans and t-shirts for caps and gowns, the pressure to find a job is on. It’s not a good feeling; believe me, I’ve been there.
Employees from Indonesia and Singapore are among the most dissatisfied workers in the world.
[credit provider=”By star5112 on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnjoh/368511463/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Your employees might not hate their jobs, but that doesn’t mean they’re motivated to do any more for your organisation than they have to. A new report by the Society for Human Resource Management found that 83% of American employees in 2011 were satisfied with their jobs, […]