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Executives Report on Factors Relating to Job Satisfaction


According to the Association of Executive Search Consultants, in a survey of 196 senior executives worldwide, including 54% from North America, completed in early 2010, there are many restless executives.

The following chart shows the percentage of executives reporting factors related to job satisfcation and job seeking plans.

Company affected by recession: 90%
Company experienced reduced revenue/staff cuts: 55
Dissatisfied in current position: 41
Dissatisfaction stems from way
layoffs were managed:
Actively seeking new job opportunities: 70
Most important job satisfaction factors
    Challenging role: 78
    Adequate compensation: 70
    Opportunity for career progression: 45
    Good work/life balance: 37
    Job security: 15