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Happiness at work doesn't just depend on your employer

Happiness at work doesn't just depend on your employer

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Organisations investing heavily in fostering a happiness culture see a good return on investment.

  • Happy employees are productive employees and productive employees generate more profit.
  • Happy employees don’t look to jump ship. This cuts recruitment costs,...

Fostering well-being

There is a real difference between happiness gimmicks and working in a well-being culture: 

  • one that values people
  • one that manages them by praise and reward rather than fault-finding
  • one that enables them to work flexibly and provides them with work-life balance...

Working remotely

A 2017 study found that 57% of start-up businesses had at least one member who worked remotely, either from home or wherever they happened to want to work.

An added benefit here is the implied trust and autonomy of allowing staff to work remotely may contribute more to their happiness than ...

Personality types

Research shows that employee happiness is determined by their personalities as well. Employees with the highest number of good days at work:

  • scored highly on positive emotions and enthusiasm
  • lower on depressive tendencies like sadness, hopelessness, and lonelin...

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