Which professionals love their jobs the most?
Being fulfilled in your job, having a sense of purpose and enjoyment when it comes to professional challenges seems to be at the top of millennials agenda, with many young employees moving away from the highest paying jobs in traditional corporate structures, looking for professional happiness.
However, according to Emolument.com?s survey of 826 professionals, it seems that ideal is still far off for many, with 57 percent of respondents responding negatively to our question ?Do you love your job?? The 'Gender-Happiness' gap: 7 percent fewer women love their job compared to men. With a pay gap of around 19 percent in the UK, it is worth wondering if frustration about salary levels are partly to blame. Or could it be the pressures of juggling work and raising a family, or hitting a glass ceiling and not seeing perspective for professional development.
This article was published in The HR Director, 7th October 2016