September 15, 2009

Security Trumps Salary

2-to-1

By a ratio of nearly two-to-one, survey respondents say they would prefer a job that offers better security over one that offers higher pay but less stability.

By a ratio of nearly two-to-one, survey respondents say they would prefer a job that offers better security (59%) over one that offers higher pay (33%) but less stability.It’s not the recession that drives this preference. A similar question asked by the General Social Survey in 1989 (when the economy was in the midst of an expansion) produced a similar result. Read More