Survey responses indicate that at the start of their career people get into their role by a process of chance i.e. one thing leads to another and the opportunity presents itself. As you get more and more older things gradually change...survey responses show a decline in the number of responses of people getting into their [...]
Survey responses so far indicate that an important job title signifies a successful career...to those who are young. No one above the age of 44 selected this as a response for what a successful career means. What do you think?
Do you find anything surprising in these responses for why people move overseas for work... - 34% said it was so they could experience different cultures - 30% to gain experience - 30% because there were more opportunities internationally ...I found it interesting that the most selected response - to experience different cultures - has [...]
By design would suggest that you know what you want and you go make it happen. By chance would suggest that you may have a rough idea and lean towards seeing what opportunities present themselves. A lot of responses to my survey seem to indicate that people land in their roles by chance. Do you [...]
The 2nd most popular response to the question “what does being happy in your career mean”, will surprise you…
...meaningful connection with their colleagues - that was the second most popular response. For context, the most popular response was loving what you do - not very surprising I don't think. But meaningful connection with their colleagues - this is interesting because it could have been so many other things from making lots of money, [...]
When asked what loving what they do would mean to other aspects of their life, the majority of people surveyed say - - boost my confidence and give me joy - it would have a positive impact on my health - my family life would thrive Does this resonate with you? Do you think pursuing [...]
As some of you may know, I am running a survey to learn makes people happy at work. Today I had a response from someone who is 75+ years of age - clearly someone with a lot of experience that we can all learn from. His responses tell an interesting story: - a successful career [...]
In a recent survey, I asked people what a successful career means to them. Some of the options people could select included making money, loving what they do and receiving recognition. The response which received the least number of votes was having an important job title. Do you agree? Does an important job title like [...]
I know a lot of us have gotten global experience whilst never leaving home...thanks in large part to technology. ...so I was pleasantly surprised when survey responses indicated that more than 50% of us have worked overseas for at least a year! This surely has a positive impact on exchange/flow of ideas, broadening perspectives and [...]
Yes that's right. The responses to a survey indicate that a third of us end up in our current role by a process of flow rather than by design. How do we feel about this? Are we OK that with going with the flow, or would we prefer more control?