Fill out the happiness form in triplicate, please

“I don’t think these things like meditation or whatever employers may be doing to increase well-being are bad initiatives,” said Heidi Shierholz, president of the Economic Policy Institute, a progressive think tank. “But they do not substitute for decent wages, decent benefits, sane scheduling.”

From – Are You Happy? Your Boss Is Asking. – The New York Times

Maybe it is because I’m a Gen Xer but I’ve never really expected my work place to care about my happiness. Though I certainly expect them to do things to retain me (which includes things that make me happy, like a hybrid work model).


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