In the Wheel there are eight sections that represent satisfaction at work.
Values: Do your values match those of your company’s? Do you find your company’s vision and what it’s aiming to achieve worthwhile and important? Do you feel motivated to perform well?
Purpose: Does your job relate to the wider purpose of your company; can you see where it fits in and makes a difference?
Goals: Do you have clear goals? Do you know how you’re doing, what you’re doing well and how you need to improve?
Talents: Do your talents match the work you do? Do you feel competent and confident in your job? Are your talents being fully utilised?
Control: Do you feel a sense of control over what you do? Do you have freedom to make choices and take responsibility in the way you need? Are you involved and consulted? Do you have the resources you need to do your job well?
Belonging: Do you feel a sense of belonging? Do you like the people you work with? Does the company’s culture match your needs?
Recognition: Do you feel appreciated? Are your opinions sought and listened to as you would like? Are you paid appropriate to your role and performance?
Growth: Does your job give you the opportunity to grow? Are you being stretched, challenged and supported as you’d like? Do you see a bright future ahead?