What to do when you don’t feel valued at work

What to do when you don’t feel valued at work

Feeling under-appreciated and thinking about jumping ship? First, try these tips to toot your own horn a bit

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April 05, 2018

Most people can easily recall a time when they didn’t feel “good enough.” While the feeling can push some people to strive for better results, it can also have the opposite effect and make people doubt their own abilities and worth. When people consistently feel this way at work, they can begin to question their future with the company, and morale tanks. 

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If you are in this position, there are several things you can do to get the recognition you want and deserve for your hard work. Rebecca Knight offers up five ideas to try before looking for a new job. Of course, no one wants to feel like a brag, so her tips are designed to be subtle and diplomatic, like making a point to recognize others’ contributions to promote a culture of appreciation. 

Download this article for Knight’s essential do's and don’ts, plus case studies that help illustrate her tips in action. 

Carla Rudder is a writer and content manager on The Enterprisers Project.

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