Your organization is a workspace where you spend about 1/3rd of your everyday’s time. So, it is very important to choose a place that makes you feel comfortable, offers healthy challenges and promotes well-being.
You can decide this on the basis of considering few factors about the organization before you accept and sign the offer letter.
- Does it treat employees with respect? : Giving and taking the respect from others in organization is essential as it builds safe and expressive environment. One feels confident to come-out truly with the ideas which otherwise get buries down deep under the fear of domination or inferiority complexes. This hinders the path of holistic development of an organization and becomes toxic place to work.
So, make sure that organization you are going to doesn’t go on the above described path and promote policy of mutual respect among people.
One can check this through websites such as glass-door and other social media platforms, to know the company’s image behind the curtain.
- Flexible work times: Technology has spread out its wings wide to cover all the phases of human life. The 24/7 availability of phones, internet or laptop has created a situation of being omnipresent. Whether still at office or home, the work is expected to be completed.
At such advanced times, one should pick and select a workplace that goes along with this pace of promising technologies and offers flexible work timings to the employees.
- Appreciation of Good Work: Encouragement and appreciation is directly proportionate to the productivity levels of an employee. As a basic human nature, the more one receives a formal acknowledgement of their contribution, the more motivated they are.
As such it is significant to look for an organization, that values employee.