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Written on Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 at 4:20 pm by Christiane
What are the key factors that keep people happy in the workplace?
 One would assume that this should be an easy question to research,however studies about this topic yield different results. For one, researchersuse different questions in their surveys. Another reason is that not allstudies analyze the results by age groups. Generally, younger workers tendto be less satisfied with their jobs than older workers and they do havedifferent expectations.The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) annually surveysemployees and HR professionals about job satisfaction.
The Top 5 Job Satisfaction Factors
for Employees are according to the2009 Survey report :
y
 
Job Security
y
 
B
enefits
y
 
Compensation/Pay
y
 
Opportunities to use skills and abilities
y
 
Feeling safe in the work environmentThe HR professionals in this study agreed with µ Job Security¶ as top priority,and they also included µ
B
enefit¶s and µOpportunities to use skills and abilities¶ among the top 5 factors. However, on rank 2 they put µRelationship withimmediate supervisor¶ and on rank 4Ccommunication between employeesand senior managemen¶t.Salary.com Inc. found that employers overestimate the job satisfactionlevels of their employees. According to the 2008/2009 EmployeeSatisfaction and Retention Survey by salary.com, about 65 % of employeessaid that they are somewhat satisfied with their jobs. Employers believedthis number to be 77%.
K
ey Factors for staying in the job
are according to the study:Good relationships with co-workers, job security, desirable commute anddesirable hours. Good relationships with managers and adequatebenefitswhere this time not among the top reasons why people remain intheir jobs.
 
Top reasons to leave a job
are according to the survey inadequate pay,insufficient recognition and not enough development opportunities.In my college classes, I usually give my students also a questionnaire aboutimportant job satisfaction factors. Most of my students are in their 20s,which means they belong to the group of the most unhappy workers in theUS ± at least according to the results of most major surveys.
The top 5 key factors for job satisfaction
according to my students are:
y
 
Pay
y
 
B
enefits
y
 
Relationship with supervisor
y
 
Relationship with co-workers and,normally not included in surveys
y
 
Humor/ having fun at the workplacePerhaps this is the difference between todays young people and the rest of us workers. Young people want to enjoy the time they spend at work, whileprevious generations are more achievement oriented or only work to make aliving.Why do you work? What are the most important key factors for you? Whatmotivates you? What can you do to improve a dissatisfying job?Find the answers in my new eWorkbook: Job Satisfaction ± Learn to LoveYour Job!
 
This is not just another book to read. Activities like thought questions,questionnaires and exercises will guide you to a better understanding of yourwishes and needs at the workplace. You will learn which aspects of your jobare gratifying and which aspects need improvement. I also offer you adviceand tips what you can do to improve your job situation.Get the eWorkbook ´Job Satisfaction ± Learn to Love Your Job´ NOW!

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