The ‘Great Realization’ Has Inspired People To Seek Happiness In Their Jobs And Careers

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The nearly two-year ordeal of living with a deadly virus has made many folks rethink their lives, jobs and careers. People from all walks of life have started deeply contemplating their jobs, and wondering if this is all there is to life. It’s a collective “Great Realization” that we can no longer mindlessly fritter away our time, and need to critically evaluate what will make us happy.

A study of work happiness commissioned by Indeed, the large job aggregation site, and conducted by Forrester, delved into how we feel about our jobs and careers. 

Compensation, job titles, the status of working at a particular company, stock options and growth opportunities are seen as important metrics in a job. They are, but there’s more to it, according to the survey. Indeed’s work happiness study and consultation from leading happiness experts Sonja Lyubomirsky and Dr. Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, director of Oxford University’s Wellbeing Research Centre, identified some key drivers of work happiness.

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