WorkloadA reasonable workload. Both overtime and having too little to do can be the source of employee dissatisfaction.
StimulationWork that isn't overly repetitive. Getting things done at a reasonable pace.
StabilitySome employees with thrive on an environment of constant change while others value stability and may feel stress about changes.
DisillusionmentNegative emotions that can occur after a series of failed changes or promised change that never materializes. For example, a firm where executives are always talking about aggressive innovation without ever accomplishing it.
Mission & VisionEmployees who believe in the mission and vision of a firm may be more satisfied.goals and objectives at the organizational, team and individual level.
RewardsCompensation and other financial rewards.
OpportunityEmployees who feel that their career is advancing and that they have a bright future.
LearningThe opportunity to explore and acquire new knowledge.
RecognitionRecognition both formal and informal such as an employee who earns the respect of their team.
FeedbackSome employees crave validation of their results and are happier when the receive regular feedback.
DemandsWork that isn't overly cognitively or emotionally demanding. For example, dealing with customer complaints all day may be more emotionally demanding than working on a creative work product such as a design.office politics at an organization. For example, an environment where people are afforded personal respect amidst disagreement.
ConnectednessA sense of social fulfillment such as an employee who has plenty of friends at work and often enjoys outings such as lunches.
ControlControl such as creative control over a design.
FreedomEmployees may be unhappy if they feel that their employer infringes on their personal freedoms such as privacy.
BalanceAn employee who feels they are able to balance work demands with other aspects of their life such as family, friends, hobbies, personal reflection, physical fitness and sleep.
CommuteAn employee's commute can have a surprisingly large impact on job satisfaction.
Well BeingAn employee's overall well being such as their health.employee satisfaction rates may be higher in a city with an usually high quality of life.
|Overview: Quality Of Work Life
An employee's self reported satisfaction with a job.