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Having a personal sense of meaning and being validated for it by both managers and peers trumps even pay in the minds and hearts of workers. (Image: Shutterstock)

Having a purpose at work – and being validated for that by both managers and peers – trumps even pay in the minds and hearts of workers, according to a report from Globoforce’s WorkHuman Research Institute, “Bringing More Humanity to Recognition, Performance, and Life at Work.”

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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