Is There a Link Between Job Satisfaction & Salary ?

As we reported very recently, Glassdoor provides a lot of useful information about the job market, employee compensation, and employee satisfaction. Consider the observations for Glassdoor by Mario Nuñez in “Does Money Buy Happiness? Link Between Salary and Employee Satisfaction”: “To isolate the relationship between money and happiness, we ran a linear regression with company […]

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The Keys to Employee Feedback and Motivation

Employees who interface with consumers can have a tremendous impact on the customer experience and customer satisfaction, which even giant firms such as Google have learned. Therefore, employee morale is quite important. As Jeff Fermin reports for Officevibe: “When you go into work, how often are you being given advice or feedback from your management? […]

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Which Hats Do YOU Wear?

Pardot, a B2B marketing automation provider and part of salesforce.com, has developed an interactive, provocative Web site on jobs that people have/do: “How many hats do you wear? Marketing automation has many features and capabilities that can simplify the lives of marketers. But if you’re an army of one, wearing a million hats and running […]

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Making a New Job Less Stressful

Starting a new job can be a stress-filled time. So, what can you do to reduce your anxiety and optimize your relationship with your boss? According to Careerealism: “Building a relationship with your new manager isn’t complicated. It must be intentional, genuine, and built on a foundation of respect. As a new employee, ideally you […]

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Is Sharing One’s Salary Data with Co-Workers OK?

Many (most) companies frown on their employees sharing their salary information — to avoid jealousy and possible legal complaints. Some firms even have explicit policies that prohibit sharing such information (even though this is typically illegal). However, the times are changing. According to Lauren Weber and Rachel Emma Silverman, writing for the Wall Street Journal: […]

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The Career Happiness Index

Since most of us are actively engaged in the work force for decades (and decades and decades :-)), job “happiness” is a critical — but, often elusive — goal. With this in mind, take a look at City Guilds’ “Career Happiness Index.” What are YOUR PERSONAL GOALS for happiness at your job? The click the […]

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