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Many leaders assume that what employees want most from their workplace is a promotion, more perks, or even a larger salary— however, what employees want is to be recognised for their accomplishments.
In today’s society, many companies still see happiness as an intangible, a “nice to have” rather than making it a priority. Employers can actively cultivate an environment that contributes to employees’ feeling happy at work. Although you can’t force your employees to be happy or control all the factors that contribute to happiness- you still have the ability to promote positivity at work. As a result, this will play a significant role in work quality and productivity to answer the question, happiness at work - is it necessary?
Working remotely and having an officeless company is now easier than ever, and more and more people are sick of 9 to 5 workdays and seeking flexible options. Working from home is not for everyone, though, and whether you chose that to spend more time with family, skip a lengthy commute or find more autonomy, sometimes you might feel isolated, left out and disconnected from the rest of your team. Here are some tips for helping you feel in touch.
We see and hear about workplace toxicity everywhere: people are getting more aware of what it means, learning to stand up for themselves and expect better treatment. and rightly so, we may add! Everyone wants to feel respected, valued and treated as a decent human being even when it is busy and stressful and there are so many pressures.