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Job Satisfaction: High Quality Work Pays Off in the Long Run

Updated on March 16, 2018
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Joyette believes that in sharing, through her Life Lessons hubs, she can empower others and assist them in making more informed decisions.

Go For a Job That Brings You Satisfaction

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Job Motivation

A good salary is the No.1 factor in job motivation for generally, people want to work where the pay is best. Why then do so many people continue to give their best in job situations where they are underpaid and overworked and where conditions are less than favorable?

Your Signature is Important

It is all about personal satisfaction and ideals. When you do a task, the end product has your signature on it. If the end result is shabby, it is a poor reflection on you. The converse is true. If the result is great then it brings kudos for you; it is your signature that stands out. Your signature, therefore, becomes important to you and no matter the job, the conditions or the remuneration you ought to take pride in producing quality work that speaks about the type of person that you are.

Give the Job Your Best Anyway.

Sometimes you can become so frustrated in a job that you have a burning desire to retaliate. You feel that doing your work badly is a sure way of making your discontent known. You might even believe that by doing your work badly you might be able to sabotage the organization as pay back for the poor salary or whatever your issue is. But at the end, if you are truly a person of principle, you will discover that you are unable to give less than your best. Your wicked plans are thus, thwarted by your own integrity.

A Reputation For Positive Work Attitude and High Quality Work Will Get You Noticed by Job Recruiters.

I believe that no matter how bad the situation is a good worker always aims for success, that is, maximum output and best results. This is good. You give quality work all the time and eventually someone will take note. When this happens doors may begin to open for you. Does this mean that you should hang on to a lousy job just waiting for a lucky break? Indeed no! Here are five steps that you can take to start the ball rolling:

1. If you are not already trained or qualified, enroll in programs relevant to your career goals.

2. Even if you are already qualified or trained take advantage of training programs which will enhance your skills and also your resume. Usually these programs are of short duration, relatively inexpensive and can be done online or at local institutions. If you are lucky you may be able to access free training right within the organization where you work

3. Every good worker needs to market himself/ herself. Look out for job opportunities. Always keep handy a portfolio containing your updated resume. Be aggressive in sending out job applications wherever there are jobs in your area of expertise, whether there are vacancies advertised or not.

4. Prepare effectively for an interview. You may be called on short notice. Go online and research interview strategies, questions, responses. Look at suggestions about attire, attitude, deportment etc.

5. Remember, your qualifications, experience and perhaps your reputation will open doors for you, but once you are in, it is up to you to be really forceful in marketing yourself.

Go Get a Job That Makes You Happy to Leave Home in the Morning!

Nobody needs to be bound to a job which brings little satisfaction at the end of the day. Your place of work is the place where you spend the greater part of the day, of the week , of your life! It just won’t do to resign yourself to a lifetime of discontent and frustration because you are in the wrong job. It is important to be happy with your job, so go get the right job! If you start off with a lousy job take every measure to ensure that it is temporary. Advertise your competence through high quality work, qualify yourself and go out there ready to enter any door that opens itself to you.

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      Joyette Fabien 

      4 months ago from Dominica

      Thanks for reading, Johnston Mccloud, and thanks for your comment. There are several others that you can read. Just check the links at the bottom of the article.

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      Johnston Mccloud 

      4 months ago

      Splendid article , this author is on point. Looking forward to reading more.

    • Joyette  Fabien profile imageAUTHOR

      Joyette Fabien 

      6 years ago from Dominica

      jpcmc, thanks for taking time to read my hubs. I appreciate your comments. I agree fully that the first thing is to identify what motivates and what demotivates the employee on the job. Once this is done it becomes easier to at least strike a balance between the two, particularly if if it is not possible to get rid of the demotivators

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      JP Carlos 

      6 years ago from Quezon CIty, Phlippines

      Herzberg identifies two sets of factors that influence satisfaction. One set directly affects motivations and the other sets identifies what demotivates employees. What's interesting to note here is that the absence of a motivating factor does not necessarily means an automatic decline in employee motivation. On the other hand, removinig demotivators does not necessarily mean improved employee satisfaction. Having the right mix of what is present and what is not can influence increase in satisfction. But the key here is identify what these factors are.

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      Joyette Fabien 

      6 years ago from Dominica

      Indeed! Always happy to share. Thanks for taking the time to read, Gloria.

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      Gloria McLawrence 

      6 years ago from St. Maarten

      Taking pride in what you do is a definite plus. Thanks for all the great advice.

    • Joyette  Fabien profile imageAUTHOR

      Joyette Fabien 

      6 years ago from Dominica

      Thanks for the vote, hinazille. Yes, at the end of the day it's really up to the individual

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      CONSCIOUSNINJA 

      6 years ago from Planet Earth

      inspiring. most people tend to go for salary because it eases them up financially & socially so they can live at the standard they want for themselves... but if finance is not an issue, or the passion for the particular position is so great, then job satisfaction is quite clearly the winner!

      great hub... again, voted up!

    • Joyette  Fabien profile imageAUTHOR

      Joyette Fabien 

      7 years ago from Dominica

      Thanks.I wish you the very best.

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      Zeecack 

      7 years ago

      I am actually going on a job interview tomorrow. You were very inspiring

    • Joyette  Fabien profile imageAUTHOR

      Joyette Fabien 

      7 years ago from Dominica

      Thanks all of you, for the positive feedback

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      Jackie Paulson 

      7 years ago from USA IL

      outstanding tips and I really like the presentation. :)

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      ExpandYourMind 

      7 years ago from Midwest USA

      Some great tips here.

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