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Net Impact's Talent Report: What Workers Want in 2012

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Examines college students' life goals, expectations of coming onto the job market, what attributes they find desirable in jobs, and the sectors of the economy they would like to work in. Also focuses on the workforce, looking first at the life goals for three generational cohorts. Explores overall job satisfaction, components of job satisfaction, and what they would look like in an ideal job. Also examines job tradeoffs — what they might be willing to give up in salary for other benefits. Finally, looks at how different generations participate, their civic values, and an assortment of attitudes.

U.S. Labor Market & Industry
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Research Publications & Reports
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