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The industries which highly rate the importance of being happy in your career might surprise you…

In a survey we ask people to rate how important being happy is in their career. After analysing the responses received so far, these are the industries which place the highest importance on happiness in their career: 1. Pharmaceuticals 2. Human Resources 3. Professional Training & Coaching 4. Hospital & Health Care 5. Marketing & [...]

By | 2017-01-10T21:18:33+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Work|0 Comments

Why don’t we work on/in what we love?

I'm curious...the responses to my survey on happiness at work are telling me that if you pursue what you love to do: - you will have a SUCCESSFUL career (92% of respondents say this); and... - you would be HAPPY in your career (84% respondents say this) ...however if you scan almost any study around [...]

By | 2017-01-10T21:19:02+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Work|0 Comments

There is an interesting story of working tenure and how important people feel being happy in your career is…

At the start of people's careers and up to 2 years in their working life they do believe being happy is important. As people transition into the middle part of their careers, the level of importance of being happy grows even more as compared with when they started working. And then towards the middle-to-end of [...]

By | 2017-01-10T21:20:40+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Work|0 Comments

The countries that rank the highest in terms of how important people believe being happy in your career is…are Malaysia and India

In a recent survey I ask the question - on a scale of 1 to 10 how important is being happy in your career? ...as you can imagine most people scored on the higher end of the scale which didn't surprise me... I then looked at the average scores based on which country repsondents started [...]

By | 2017-01-10T21:21:11+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Work|0 Comments

We would sacrifice money to pursue our passion

78% of people who responded to a survey said they would sacrifice money to pursue what they love to do. Under what circumstances would you leave money on the table to pursue your passion? Would your basic needs (food, home, clothes) have to be looked after before you pursue your passion, OR would you go [...]

By | 2017-01-10T21:22:16+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Work|0 Comments

The most common survey response across the questions ‘what does a successful career’ AND ‘what does being happy in your career mean to you’, is…

...loving what I do, with a whopping 34% of the votes. The second most common response was believing in the organisation's values (17%) followed by receiving recognition (15%). This tells me that following your passion, almost single-handedly, drives happiness AND brings career success. What do you think?

By | 2017-01-10T21:22:45+00:00 September 7th, 2016|Work|0 Comments

A successful career AND being happy in your career – what do you think were the most common responses across both topics?

y survey on what makes you happy in your career asks the following questions: - a successful career - what does this mean to you? - being happy in your career - what does this mean to you? The responses you can select for both questions are identical - of the following options which do [...]

By | 2017-01-10T21:23:17+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Work|0 Comments