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Work-life balance has greatest impact on job satisfaction in Canada

Posted by Triona Cahalane on Tue, Apr 10, 2012

According to an OfficeTeam survey of 210 Canadian works, 38% of professionals identify work-life balance as the top contributor to their job satisfaction. In 2nd place with 20% was the opportunity to learn and down.  

The survey asked "Aside from salary, which one of the following aspects of your job is most tied to your satisfaction?"

Work-life balance

38%

Opportunities to learn and grow

20%

A good working relationship with boss

16%

Ability to accomplish goals

9%

Don’t know

6%

"Professional priorities change over time," said Robert Hosking, executive director of OfficeTeam. "Because there's no one-size-fits-all formula for encouraging job satisfaction, supervisors should get to know their team members individually to better understand what motivates and inspires each of them."

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Topics: Work-Life Balance