Top 3 signs of a miserable job: Immeasurement

     

If you like novels but need to look serious on the plane, try reading the entertaining book, “The Three Signs of a Miserable Job,” and learn a new word: Immeasurement.

Among the three signs of a miserable job are:Job Misery

1. Anonymity: human beings are social animals and need to be understood and appreciated for their unique qualitiesjob misery from blogcheckstercom.thumbnail

2. Irrelevance: Everyone needs to know that their job matters, to someone.

3. Immeasurement: Employees need to be able to gauge their progress and level of contribution for themselves.

We found the last one to be the key for misery and mediocrity. Indeed, how do you know if you are doing well if you have no measures?

This is exactly why Checkster has been built. So today, if you are a manager, you can push the 360 Checkup to your team to get a personal confidential view of their performance. If you want to use it personally, just invite yourself!

If your manager sucks and doesn’t even think about measurement, use our free simplified version called the Talent Checkup.

About The Author

Yves Lermusi (aka Lermusiaux) is CEO & co-founder of Checkster. Mr. Lermusi is a well known public speaker and a Career and Talent industry commentator. He is often quoted in the leading business media worldwide, including Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Week, and Time Magazine. His articles and commentary are published regularly in online publications and business magazines. Mr. Lermusi was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in the Recruiting Industry” and his blog has been recognized as the best third party blog.