Career website CareerBuilder conducted a survey on 3,411 employees about their resolutions for this year. Though 22 percent, or one out of five, of the respondents' answers was to leave their current job and find a new one, there are some who also made resolutions that would improve their current situation in the workplace.
Here are some of the top resolutions gathered by the CareerBuilder survey (aside from landing a new job) which you should consider applying to your career as well:
Saving more money
Almost half, or 49 percent, of those who took the survey said that they want to save up their salary for the year. You might want to consider opening a separate bank account or doing an ipon challenge to see how much you'll save by the end of 2017.
Be less stressed
At least 38 percent of the total respondents want to make it their goal to reduce their stress for the entire year. In order to do that, you could try to shift your focus on to something relaxing while at work, such as listening to some music or reading interesting facts from the internet in order to give your brain a break from all the work you're doing.
Get a raise or a promotion
You're not the only one who wants to receive a higher salary or position, because 30 percent of the employees asked wanted to at least get one or the other based on the survey. Try to do a little something extra with your tasks. It won't be easy, but it will surely show your boss that you could do more than what is expected of you.
Surprise, surprise. If this is not included in your new year's resolution list, then you should consider adding it. 28 percent of the total respondents' want to eat less junk food and consume healthier choices. Good health can help you function better at work. Try to cut down on your caffeine too.
Learn something new
What's the point of doing your job if you're not learning anything, right? This is why 26 percent of the respondents said they want to take more courses, training, and seminars this year to improve their work experience. Stocking up on new knowledge could open up other opportunities for you and could also benefit the company you work for.