Eighty-eight percent of employees are satisfied with their jobs, according to a 2015 survey of 600 part-time and full-time employees by the Society for Human Resource Management. That figure is higher than at any time since 2005. Ninety percent of Baby Boomers say they are satisfied with their job, followed by Generation X (88%), and Millennials (86%).
For the second year, the most important contributor to employee job satisfaction was “respectful treatment of all employees at all levels” (cited by 67 percent of respondents). Said Esen, “Employees consider culture and connection to be of utmost importance. Feeling appreciated for their time and efforts creates a bond between employees, management and their organization.
Full report: https://www.shrm.org/Research/SurveyFindings/Articles/Documents/2016-Employee-Job-Satisfaction-and-Engagement-Report.pdf
James F. Lynch PhD, MBA – Regional Personnel Services ©2016