Last week, I wrote about Employee-centered job design as a way to create meaningful work experiences and retain employees. This week, I want to turn the focus to helping employees create meaningful experiences at work.
Most of us spend at least 8 hours at work. That’s 50% of our waking hours if you are among the lucky ones who get at least 8 hours of sleep! As an employee, what can you do to make your experience at work more enjoyable?
Suggestions for Creating a More Meaningful Work Experience
Craft your job. Are there opportunities within your role or team to craft your jobs to make it meaningful for you? You may try to reframe your day-to-day activities in such a way that align these activities with your interests and strengths.