Your workplace influences your happiness

Your office will be the place where you spend most of your time. That is why it is important to find a place where you feel like coming home. A place where you feel safe and appreciated.

Don’t waste your time in the wrong place. Definitely not because it pays well. Rather try to find a better spot which matches your individual goals.

Invest time in looking for the right workplace
As the title claims: your workplace plays a big role in your happiness. Make sure you find a place where you feel welcome. The key for loving your job is to do something you like. Find a job for which you have no problem waking up every morning.

A second important aspect is your employer. He/she should be someone you like and can easily talk to. Communication is an important part of a successful business as well as a solid relationship between employer and employee.

Find a place where you are appreciated for all your hard work. Even though it is hard to admit, everyone is looking for appreciation and recognition. Don’t worry! You are not the only one who is looking for compliments every once in a while from your employer. It is absolutely normal and perfectly understandable.

How to find your perfect match?
Remember there is suitable place for everyone out there. Here are some tips that might help you find the right spot.

1. Write down your strengths and weaknesses:
Creating a list will help you get a better view on what your capacities are and what you have to offer. Be honest while writing these elements down. After the list is done you can easily look for jobs that require your strengths.
Knowing what your weaknesses are, can play in your advantage during a job interview. Employers might ask if you can give your biggest weakness. You should then be able to give one and explain it in a positive way.
Example: My weakness is that I am a very stubborn person, but once I get an assignment I will finish it in time and deliver the best piece possible.

2. Understand your own beliefs:
Understanding your own beliefs first, may help you understand what you want from your job and what not. Look for a company that shares your beliefs and you will instantly feel at home.

1. Dare to take a leap:
To find the perfect job you might have to leave your comfort zone. Don’t be anxious to try out new things. Exploring different options might get you to your dream job faster than you think..

Do it now!
Don’t wait for another new year’s resolution to start enjoying your work. Do it now! Go out there and discover hidden talents. After all, why not try it?

Morgan Strauwen
Social media manager

Posted on Apr 10, 2018