The Triangle Of Happiness Calculates How Happy You Are With Your Job

The Triangle of Happiness Calculates How Happy You Are With Your Job

Most of us know if we're happy or unhappy at work, but if you'd like a more precise calculation of your job satisfaction, take this quiz called the Triangle of Happiness.

It's called that because three factors tend to influence our job satisfaction the most: how much we make, what we do and who we work with. Rate each of these factors on a scale of 1 to 4 and get a score. You can add additional advanced factors such as flexible working options, how much personal time you have and your work location. In addition, you can change the weight of each factor to mark the ones that matter most to you.

So, for example, with all three factors weighed equally, if you have money rated at a low of one but people and work rated a high of four, your job satisfaction rating is still pretty good, at 66.67 per cent. If money matters more to you though (and you change the weight in the calculator), you'll only be floating along at 53.33 per cent — fluctuating between kind of happy and not really happy.

Overall, it's an interesting tool whether you're considering quitting or just want to evaluate where you are now with your job. The site offers the opportunity to save your results so you can come back in a few months to check in again.

Triangle of Happiness


    If there was a black hole in the middle, that's where I'd be.

    Seems like you should have some idea whether you're happy in your job or not.. *shrug*

    This seems far too simple to me, 3 sliders about money people and work

    I think it should be way more in depth asking stuff like actual salary, how often people at work piss you off, how much you loathe them, how often you loose your cool at work.. stuff like that

    How can you accurately gauge how you feel about your money with a stupid rating of 1 to 4?

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