Study says majority feel good about their jobs
Despite all the news we’ve been hearing about the looming fiscal cliff and its repercussions, you might be surprised at what a recent survey revealed about the way we feel about or jobs.
The survey, done by Ranstad U.S., says that you have a positive outlook about your nine-to-5 life. Fifty-seven percent of those polled think they will get a raise in 2013. That's up 10 percent from a year ago. The study also found that 80 percent of us think our companies have a bright future. Pail Bazell of Adviant told KTRH something doesn't seem right about the numbers.
“I wonder how much of the survey is based on fact versus people just being flat tired of feeling lousy about the economy and their jobs,” Bazell explained.
But we found some Houstonians happy with their jobs.
“I think my company really takes care of their employees on an individual basis. They make sure all our needs are met. They just truly care about every single employee,” ‘Michael’ told KTRH.
Another Houstonian told KTRH he doesn’t expect a raise next year unless he deserves one.
“I expect to work hard. I expect to come here, do my job and get rewarded for doing my job,” ‘John’ explained.
But there is some food for thought as you head back to work after the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Bazell thinks employers may not feel the same way you do.
“Whether an employer sees the future as bright or not a few facts of life do prevail. Most businesses have trimmed their workforces to bare minimums. Only the most productive employees have kept their jobs,” Bazell said.
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