Many jobs are rewarding because of the type of work they require, due to the demographics they serve, or as a result of the communities they create. When you find your job fulfilling, it’s motivating to go to work and, oftentimes, it inspires those around you. Related: 3 Smart Employers That Invest In Your Education Professionals who want to find a fulfilling workplace and a rewarding position need to discover an employer that creates an atmosphere for it. The reasons are plentiful; when you’re happy at work you’re more productive, and when you’re fulfilled you’re more satisfied and optimistic. The extent to which each person needs to feel fulfilled in their career varies, but it’s clear that it’s important. Since what we do is a large part of how we identify who we are, it’s important to feel fulfilled by a career that helps shape our self-perceptions positively. I’ve discovered that while many employers claim to value their employees’ fulfillment, there are few who really take calculated steps to support it. Kohl’s is different. Its very purpose is to “inspire and empower families to lead fulfilled lives.” Not only does the company support its shoppers’ families, but it motivates its family of employees while giving them the tools and environment to develop fulfilling careers.
April 24, 2015