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Fighting the Odds: What Does It Take to Be Happy at Work?

Fighting the Odds: What Does It Take to Be Happy at Work?

We spend more waking hours at work than anywhere else, and we often associate work with obligation, duty, responsibility and stress. This makes it hard to see how work could be a source of genuine happiness. Nonetheless, according to new research in the field of positive psychology, everyone has the power to increase their own happiness at work.

So what’s the secret? In this session, come and discover a wealth of specific, practical ideas, including a simple tool, to boost your happiness at work. The discussion will give you the confidence and energy you need to take action.

Event Information

This event has been designed for all federal public servants at no cost to learners.


Date and Time:

February 1, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (PST)


Joseph Beres, National Operations Manager, Operations Policy and Systems Directorate, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Locations and Languages:

  • Available across Canada by webcast | English with interpretation in French
  • 300 West Georgia Street, Suite 400, Vancouver, British Columbia | English


Pacific and Yukon Region

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