Posted on 13 January 2010.
Even though many people are employed in the best of companies, it is neither the perks nor the company’s name that can ensure that the satisfaction or happiness of employers. A company that makes employees to spend all of their time at work only exploits them as their work – life balance gets destroyed. The following are the top 10 factors that will help you find happiness at work.
1. Try to Be Happy at Work
You must try your best to be at happy at work because happiness is a matter of choice. You can do this by thinking positively about your work and thinking of all the aspects of your work you like. You must avoid gossip and negative people. Enjoy time spent with co workers. You must in short choose to be happy at work.
2. Do what you love every single day
Though you may not love your present job, you can find some aspect of the job and enjoy doing the same. You must think hard, analyze your skills and interests, and spot something that you can enjoy doing every day. Your present job will not appear to be very bad if you start loving what you do every day. You can either make your present job work for you or think in terms of looking for a better job.
3. Take charge of your personal and professional development
You are the person who will gain most from continuing to develop professionally. Hence it does not pay to shift the blame of lack of professional growth on someone else. You must take charge of your own growth by asking for meaningful help from your boss. You must strive to achieve your personal plans and goals.
4. Know what is happening at the work place
You must not wait for your boss to inform you on what is going on at the workplace. You must try to seek out the information you require for working effectively. You can also develop an information network and use it.
5. Request for frequent feedbacks
You are responsible for your own development. Hence you must try to have feedbacks about your performance from your boss from time to time. If you so not feel positive about your work, you must try to improve by making a sincere contribution. Then you can ask for feedback.