How to Be Happier at Work: 10 Tips From Career Experts

By ResumeKraft

13 percent of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs. If you're one of the 87 percent who isn't feeling it at work, there's hope.

Top 10 tips

The best way to happiness at work is to find a job that is the right fit for your personality.

1. Find a job 

One of the quickest ways to become unhappy at work is to compare yourself to others.

2. Don't compare yourself 

It's important to set boundaries between work and your personal life, said Pachter. "Otherwise, you'll never feel like you're truly off the clock.

3. Set boundaries

"When you leave the office, leave work behind," said Taylor. "Don't take work home with you, literally or figuratively.

4. Don't take work to home 

A mentor can help you navigate the political landscape, give you advice on your career goals, and introduce you to new opportunities.

5. Find a mentor

It's important to have friends at work," said Taylor. "Not only will they make the workday more fun, but they can also be a valuable network.

6. Make friends at work

Perfectionism is a recipe for unhappiness," said Taylor. "No one is perfect, and if you're always striving for perfection.

7. Don't be a perfectionist

It's important to take breaks during the workday," said Pachter. "Get up and stretch, take a walk, or just step away from your desk for a few minutes.

8. Take breaks

Don't expect your job to be perfect," said Taylor. "No job is perfect, and if you're always looking for something to complain about, you'll never be happy.

9. Have realistic expectations

There's no need to get upset over every thing that goes wrong," said Pachter. "Remember, it's just a job. It's not worth getting yourself worked up over.

10. Don't sweat for small 

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