Finding Job Satisfaction

We all have moments when we wonder how to find satisfaction in our jobs. Sometimes the best place to start is with an all-encompassing look at the duties of our positions.

Do you know exactly what the job requirements are for your position? If not, this is where you should begin. Obviously, it is almost impossible to do well in your position if you do not know what it actually entails. Some bosses or supervisors are unclear about their expectations, or they assign tasks with little regard, unintentionally setting employees up for failure. Make sure you know the expectations of your supervisors and work to meet those expectations.

In order to feel satisfaction, we all need to feel recognized and rewarded for a job well done. Some companies offer regular opportunities for providing this recognition, while others do not. If you work for the latter, you may have to get creative and come up with ways to reward yourself. Treat yourself to a home spa experience, take yourself out to a movie or simply buy yourself something nice. You can do this for every project you complete or simply for finishing another month of hard work.

Sometimes we find that we do not receive the recognition we deserve within our jobs. Although it may not be as rewarding as hearing it from a superior, sometimes we have to acknowledge our own hard work. So, the next time you're feeling a bit let down on the job, make it a point to reward yourself.

This Newsletter Is Compliments Of:
Marlene Schell
Diana Wood
Janet Thompson
Lisa Davis
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