The Guardian UK recently did a survey of the world’s job satisfaction surveys, and the results may surprise some people.
Here are the world’s top 7 happiest jobs:
Whilst it’s not immediately obvious what a doctor, a personal assistant and a gardener all have in common, the main indicator of worker happiness is a strong sense of purpose – clear goals and the means to achieve them make us feel fulfilled in our work.
- However, it isn’t purpose alone that makes workers happy – read all about how to feel motivated at work to find out which other key factors play a role in making a happy workforce (HINT: it’s not the salary).
- Countries and workplaces may be able to teach each other some things about maintaining happy populations – find out how the world’s happiest countries remain so happy and see what could apply to your workplace.
- Find out how your work relationships can bring you joy.
- If work isn’t where your happiness is, find out where you should spend your weekend to maximise your happiness.