Strategy

The Most Highly Recommended Job In America Pays Less Than $US35,000

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 […]
The Most Highly Recommended Job In America Pays Less Than $US35,000
Strategy

20 Low-Paying Jobs That Workers Love

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 […]
20 Low-Paying Jobs That Workers Love
News

Here Are The Best Places To Work If You Want A Job In The Federal Government

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 […]
Here Are The Best Places To Work If You Want A Job In The Federal Government
Strategy

The 25 Happiest Companies In America

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 […]
The 25 Happiest Companies In America
Strategy

If You Want Employees To Go Above And Beyond They Need To Feel Fulfilled

[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 […]
If You Want Employees To Go Above And Beyond They Need To Feel Fulfilled
Strategy

Sometimes Settling Is The Only Choice You Have

[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 […]
Sometimes Settling Is The Only Choice You Have
Strategy

How To Know When It’s Time To Quit Your Job

[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.
How To Know When It’s Time To Quit Your Job
Strategy

4 Reasons To Turn Down A Job

[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, […]
4 Reasons To Turn Down A Job
Strategy

Too Many Startups Hire Solely For Competence

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?
Too Many Startups Hire Solely For Competence
Strategy

You Can Miss A Lot Of Opportunities By Job-Hopping

[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!) […]
You Can Miss A Lot Of Opportunities By Job-Hopping
Strategy

Actually, These Are The Real 10 Unhappiest Jobs In America

[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 […]
Actually, These Are The Real 10 Unhappiest Jobs In America
Strategy

This Data Reveals The REAL Unhappiest Workers In America

[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 […]
This Data Reveals The REAL Unhappiest Workers In America
Strategy

Here’s The Difference Between Satisfaction And Happiness

[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?
Here’s The Difference Between Satisfaction And Happiness
Strategy

10 Tips For Leaving Your Job Gracefully

[credit provider=”Gøril Grov Sørdal 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 […]
10 Tips For Leaving Your Job Gracefully
Strategy

US Workers Are Happy To Have Their Jobs, But Not Willing To Do More Than Required

[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, […]
US Workers Are Happy To Have Their Jobs, But Not Willing To Do More Than Required