“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” The philosophy of Chinese politician Confucius highlighted the importance of job satisfaction as far back as c. 500 BC. It is no surprise that his preaching’s were later turned into an elaborate set of rules and practices.
Fundamentally, the concept of job satisfaction strikes many as being idealistic. How else would one explain why some people remain stuck in a role they are not well-suited for or rather not enjoying? Is it because it is so much simpler to get stuck in a rut and get out of our comfort zone? How is one able to attain a status of complete job satisfaction? These questions lead me to ask yet another question – ‘how hard is it to find a job that you love that is truly satisfying?’