6 Ways to Increase Job Satisfaction (Enhanced DVD)
If you are unhappy with your current job, you have to take the reins of your career and make a switch. This program can help you find realistic and practical strategies that can help you enjoy your job and make it more rewarding and meaningful to you. If you dont find your job meaningful you may also consider a career switch or coming up with a development plan. Development plans are discussed in detail in this program by psychologist Peter Quarry. (17 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Job Satisfaction and Health (01:56) Employee attitudes indicate their level of satisfaction with their job. A high satisfaction with work is actually associated with a longer life.
Decline in Job Satisfaction (02:23) Higher salaries decrease dissatisfaction with jobs, but they also do not increase satisfaction.
1. Learn Something New (03:21) Workers who are dissatisfied with their current job should focus on improving their education as much as possible. They should also look for promotions within their current company or a different role. Interpersonal skills can have a positive impact on job performance.
2. Take on a New Task or Responsibility (00:43) Employees who are good at their job may get bored and should look for new challenges to stay motivated.
3. Develop a Career/life Plan (02:14) Peter Quarry discusses options for those who think that they are in a rut and have no future. He discusses creating a development plan with long term and short term goals. He also shares a story about his own action plan.
4. Ask for Feedback (01:33) A worker who does not feel like he or she is being recognized will benefit from asking a manager.