Caroline Beaton

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Better Worklife, Real Talk

The 3 Happiest and 3 Least Happy Professional Industries

Why do certain industries top the happiness charts while others fail so consistently? Whether you’re just deciding on a professional path or ready for a mid-career change, here’s the psychology behind industry happiness levels. What Is Job Satisfaction? Most organizational psychologists call happiness at work “job satisfaction.” Edwin Locke, the most published organizational psychologist in […]

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alex for kununu

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Work

Aflac: Beyond the Duck

People love the duck. And numbers on kununu support their praise. Aflac is one of the top-ten best-reviewed employers in our database: they average a 3.46 star rating out of five. They rated strongest on “Company Image,” with 3.85 stars. A few highlights from kununu reviewers who work for Aflac: This one said “Aflac is […]

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Caroline Beaton

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Finding THAT Job

Are You Searching for the Wrong Things? Research Shows What Actually Matters in a Career

Right now, there are 16 million unemployed Americans looking for a job. Many more are employed but still chasing the elusive goal of “meaningful work.” Seventy percent of millennials are disengaged at work and, according to a 2016 Deloitte survey, 44% want to leave their job within the next two years. And they probably will: […]

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alex for kununu

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Better Worklife, Real Talk, Work

How employers are dropping the ball. Badly.

We crunched the numbers. In our last six months of reviews—over a million data points—these are employers’ biggest weak spots. So what’s the deal? Job security Oof. We’re still living in the post-Great Recession economy, and the nature of employment has changed for millions of workers. The very notion of job security is dramatically different […]

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