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This article is part of the 01 October 2013 issue of IT for talent management
Job satisfaction is a mysterious thing. Whether someone is satisfied or dissatisfied in their work rarely comes down to one single factor but rather the culmination of many elements, which makes the metric difficult for employers to address. The good news, though, is that a majority of UK-based IT professionals are happy at work. CompTIA’s second annual IT Career Insights study finds that a majority of IT pros in the UK still report being very or mostly satisfied (61 percent) with their job. Only five percent rate their current position as mostly or very dissatisfactory, with the remaining segment falling in the middle of the continuum. However, satisfaction among UK IT pros has slightly decreased since last year (65 percent) and remains lower in comparison to their counterparts in the U.S. (76 percent).Two key pieces in addressing employee satisfaction are identifying what concerns workers have, and what resources or support would help them to perform their job more efficiently or effectively. Most IT workers in the UK (89 percent) are still concerned with... Access >>>
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