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How we can all be happier at work! 4 things you can start doing today! | Kelly Magowan, Giving Careers Direction
As a career & executive coach for nearly two decades, it saddens me to read the statistics about how unhappy Australians are at work. Over the past five years, the figure has always sat around the 50% mark. See article 'less than half of Aussies are happy with their job' Huffington Post. It seems a sad reflection on our working culture, that the level of overall job satisfaction by employees in Australia is so low given we are 'the lucky country'. Yet little seems to change, even with all the wonderful newly designed workspaces, employment laws to protect employees' rights, health & wellbeing initiatives, the push to invest in culture etc. However half of us are still not happy in our work. This is is not good for anyone – employees, employers and the country's economy. So how can we as individual employees put a smile back on our dials at work? How can we harness the enthusiasm and joy we once experienced when we were doing a job that gave us a sense of satisfaction? Or