Everyone after qualifying degree is conscious, enthusiastic and willing to work. Getting a job when you have just completed your study is considered a good luck. You imagine yourself to be the top employee, recognized, appreciated, and definitely well rewarded.
Among millions, there are very few, who can manage to get the place and worth they deserve. It may happen because of their social status, competence, personality and above all their luck.
Things happen, as they are perceived by those who rank higher than you do. You may be confident you are doing exactly right, sometimes your talent is more than the requirement of respective job, team fellows with you are not that mindful as you are but still you are being rewarded low than your worth. This issue is faced by most of us at workplace. And if it remains persistent, it may force someone to Change the job, leave the job and become jobless and mental depression is also unavoidable.
What may be the reason that makes a professional depress, disappointed and De-motivated not from work but workplace.
Situation becomes so chaotic that your mind cannot fix the real issue behind work stress. There are multiple thoughts: This situation may force you to go into a feeling like, I should not continue this work and should move to another. It may give impression that policies are not fair or human. It may happen because of some jealousy or plots from your immediate supervisor who is not willing to see you successful because more you perform good more will be chances of replacement making him feel insecure. This is natural; people try to influence you, in their own style to make you less forceful.
Always remember, there will be more cold gestures for good performance than appreciation. Jealousy is unavoidable and people who are in competition will not be happy in your success and more merits.
This work stress may be god but mostly it makes people dissatisfied. Fear of job redundancy, layoffs due to an fluctuating economy, requirement of overtime due to staff cutbacks act as negative stressors.Worker who feels unfair pressure can get caught in a downward spiral of increasing effort to meet rising expectations with no increase in job satisfaction. The hesitation less requirement to work at maximum performance takes its toll in job dissatisfaction, labor turnover, poor efficiency, illness and even death. Absenteeism, illness, alcoholism, organizational politics, poor decisions, indifference, low motivation are all by-products of an over stressed workplace.
Does this stress and de-motivation, effects employee alone? No, employer has to pay cost like reduced efficiency, Absenteeism, illness, lack of motivation and creativity and labor turnover at most.
Being, employee first responsibility is yours, to keep your relaxed and motivated. This is difficult to keep you happy when nothing is making you happy. You cannot put full stop to your cream even people, policies and work environment is not satisfactory. You are taking pain for your plans and destination. Even no one can feel what input you are giving, how much honest and loyal with your duty you are. Here comes the concept of “intrinsic reward”. Reward yourself. Put your best efforts just to see how best work you can do, set your own target that must be above, than what is given by your boss or policy. At the day end make, you realized that you have made your day a productive day. Perfection in life can be achieved through constant efforts and never putting an end. Continuous and result oriented Struggle is an art to success. Persistent efforts give positive results at the end.