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Signs that you have a Great Boss

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Establishing the right relationship with your boss from day one is highly essential for your career success. But working with a great boss doesn’t mean that your job will be a walk in the park. In fact, the best managers can be more demanding and won’t hesitate to push every employee to fulfill their potential. You’re likely to work for plenty of bad managers in your career. But if you’re lucky, you’ll also get to work for some good ones. Akhtaboot is here to highlight the major traits of great bosses.

They Have Clear Expectations

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Office Ergonomics

Give your workspace a makeover to boost your productivity!

Office ergonomics is all about designing a comfortable, functional, and user-friendly workspace. It takes into consideration the interaction between office equipment and the people that use them. For maximum productivity and efficiency, make sure that you customize your work station so that it fits your specific needs and allows for a comfortable working environment.

Chair

Sitting down in a static posture can increase stress in the shoulders, arms, and legs, and in particular, can add large amounts of pressure to the back muscles and spinal discs. Avoid back pain by adjusting the height of your chair so that your feet rest comfortably on the floor and your knees are about level with your hips.

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Encouraging your Employees to take Ownership of their Jobs

Empowering Your Employees to Own Their Work

Job ownership is an attitude of excellence, achievement and expertise, and having empowered people is crucial to the success of any company. But if you want your employees to live up to their full potential, it’s not enough that they do what you tell them to. Ideally, you want the members of your team to see that the goals they are pursuing belong to them. You want them to be fully responsible and accountable for their work. This is what ownership is all about. Owning a task means that regardless of how trivial or mundane the task, the employee will go above and being their job description to accomplish it.

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Infographic: Evaluating Employee Motivation in the MENA Region

One of the main concerns employers have nowadays is how to motivate and stimulate their employees as employee motivation affects one’s happiness and creativity at the workplace and therefore affects the company’s retention rates and productivity. Akhtaboot surveyed job seekers from all over the MENA region in order to evaluate Employee Motivation in terms of: pay raise, promotions, public recognition, the relationship they have with their direct managers, ownership and personal growth.

Take a look at the infographic below for some interesting facts on Employee Motivation in the MENA region from Akhtaboot.

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Infographic: Evaluating Employee Job Satisfaction in the MENA Region

Employee Job Satisfaction is a major concern of employers as it affects productivity, retention rates, and the success of the company in the short and long run. Akhtaboot surveyed job seekers all over the MENA region in order to evaluate Employee Job Satisfaction in terms of: salary, workload, stress level, and the relationship they have with their direct managers.

Take a look at the infographic below for some interesting facts on Employee Job Satisfaction in the MENA region from Akhtaboot.
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