Previous Article Next Article Pay is just part of equation for happy workersOn 3 Sep 2002 in Personnel Today Pay is only marginally more important than the working environment when itcomes to creating job satisfaction. Twenty-one per cent of employees believe salary is the most important aspectof job satisfaction, compared with just over 20 per cent of staff who highlightenvironment as key to enjoying their work, according to a survey by GoJobsite. In all, 18 per cent of the 300 job seekers polled during July 2002 reportthat job satisfaction results from being set challenges, closely followed bycareer progression on 15 per cent. Respondents also think interaction with colleagues is important, with 12 percent highlighting this as an issue, while 8 per cent report that trainingavailability is vital to job satisfaction, and 6 per cent feel fun is a vitalingredient. Jackie Jones, GoJobsite’s HR manager, believes the findings show employerscannot depend on offering a good wage alone to create a satisfied workforce. She said: “More and more people are battling for the positions that paythe best for their skills and experience, but there are still people out therewilling to compromise and settle for somewhere that they feel comfortableworking for, that challenges them, and that offers the right routes forprogression.” www.gojobsite.co.uk Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.