When it comes to defining career success, U.S. workers report achieving balance between the personal and professional is giving promotions, autonomy at work and even compensation a run for their money. In fact, 56% of workers report they define career success by their ability to obtain work/life balance. Beyond just wanting the opportunity to enjoy […]
A healthy work environment makes you feel good about coming to work and better about your life in general. That is why it is important to work in a company with a culture that is not only healthy, but also compatible with you and your core values. If you are currently looking for a job, asking yourself these questions about companies you are considering working for can act as a sort of treasure map. Use these questions to guide you to a company whose culture is healthy and, therefore, a job that is more likely to bring you fulfillment.
Employees that work in an unhealthy company culture, unfortunately, tend to feel a sense of division. The feel that they’re just working for themselves or that it is a competition, where everyone is against each other, rather than with each other. As such, using the same principle about people needing other people in order to have an overall sense of well-being, working in a company where you feel separate and alone can contribute to feelings of depression and isolation. It can also contribute to a lack of motivation or inspiration in doing your job, and result in lower performance results.
We know that having a job in which you are matched based on compatibility of skill, culture, and personality allows you to be much more satisfied in your job and workplace. But did you know that it’s also good for your health?