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What Are The Main Drivers Of Job Satisfaction In The U.S.?


Posted by Insightlink on 04/26/19

AKA What Makes American Workers Happy?

Job satisfaction

Each year since 2001 we have conducted an annual survey of the American and Canadian workforce. In total, we have collected employee satisfaction data from more than 30,000 workers across many industries. From this very large sample we run a drivers analysis to find out exactly what it is that motivates employees and leads to higher levels of job satisfaction.  Here are the results:

  1. Having enjoyable work
  2. Satisfaction with the level of reward and recognition
  3. The opportunity to learn new skills and to grow
  4. The opportunity to make suggestions and be involved in their work
  5. The degree to which the work done is respected
  6. Satisfaction with their organization's systems and standards
  7. Satisfaction with the resources available to them
  8. How fairly the work is divided in their department/organization
  9. Having work that makes good use of their abilities and skills
  10. Satisfaction with the effectiveness of communications
  11. Satisfaction with their ongoing training and development
  12. Satisfaction with their opportunities for advancement

 

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