In the words of recently-departed funny man, Ken Dodd, happiness is the greatest gift to possess. But narrowing down exactly what makes someone happy is a whole different ball game, especially when it comes to business and achieving the mystical perfect work-life balance.
Remaining in a job you hate is more common than you realise, even if you’re high up the corporate ladder. This is something I identified with, that was, until I left my comfortable management position to become my own boss and freed myself from the 9-5.
New research reveals who the happiest workers in the UK are most likely to be – and what it takes to improve employee morale.
Happiness can be a driving force for better performance and productivity and it’s simply a good idea to be happy in your daily job.
Almost a third of UK workers believe their productivity has suffered as a result of work-related stress and 44 per cent claim their motivation has suffered, and one in four thinks stress has held them back in their career.
Bosses are mistaken if they think an indoor gym and unlimited free food will boost worker experience. Though they are certainly office gimmicks to appreciate, they are not the real answer to maintaining happiness.
If life begins at 40, workplace dissatisfaction begins at 35 – the age that has been linked to a decline in job happiness.
A new study has assessed how British employees feel about their jobs, resulting in a nationwide workplace happiness breakdown.
Whether it’s a pay rise, bonus or profit share, when you think “employee reward”, money is often the first thing that comes to mind.
If you want to create the ultimate workplace then there are a few things you’ll need to take into account – as is suggested in this infographic.
The promise of SaaS is to provide great flexibility to the customer, but that flexibility means it’s easy for a company to switch providers. Churn therefore is a significant issue and SaaS providers need to balance the cost of attracting a new customer against the cost of how to keep existing customers happy.
Whether you are a large enterprise with offices around the globe, or a small, local business serving your community, it is essential to create happiness.