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Here’s a job satisfaction quiz that appears in the latest edition of Outlook Money. It’s fun to answer. You would be surprised with the results!
Answer the following questions. Award yourself 10 points for every ‘yes’ and zero for every ‘no.’
Are you doing in your organization what it expects you to do?
Does your organization recognize your efforts and appreciates your achievements?
Does your office value your opinion and perspective?
Is your job giving you an opportunity to learn and grow?
Are you excited by the picture of what you could be in the organization in the future?
Is there scope for lateral growth in your organization and is it putting your talent to optimal use?
In the last six months, have you had anything substantial to add to your CV?
Are you paid, rewarded and given credit according to the value you bring to the organization?
Does you salary match industry standards?
Can you strike a balance between your life in an out of office?
0 – 30: Start looking at the offers you’ve got. What are you waiting for?
40 – 70: There isn’t enough reason for you to stay. Talk to your boss and/or the HR guy and see if your expectations and deliveries can be aligned. Or, just start talking to prospective employers.
80 – 100: Think hard before moving; there had better be compelling reasons to do so.
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