Job seekers

Not a high salary, these are the main preferences of job seekers. Know the details

A big salary is no longer a top priority for job seekers, according to a report. According to online job portal Naukri.com, job seekers today prioritize workplace culture and location over salary.

According to the survey, 66% of respondents said the impact of work was their top priority, followed by work culture (64%) and workplace (62%).

However, depending on gender, preferences vary slightly.

For example, the workplace (62%) was the second most voted factor after the impact of work (66%) for women.

On the other hand, men voted for work culture (65%) as more important than the workplace.

The survey is based on over 5,000 professionals working on the platform.

In addition, the report also found that 28% of respondents cited “recognition at work” as the top factor they equate to impactful work.

Meanwhile, the report found that the pandemic has played a major role as employees reinvent their office and work lives by placing more importance on factors such as work-life balance (64%) and the feeling of being valued at work (38%).

“Employees today value progressive factors such as work quality and impact, flexibility, and work culture because they have moved beyond the monetary incentives that previously dictated their behavior for change. cohorts and needs, with jobs that match them,” said Pawan Goyal, Chief Commercial Officer of Naukri.com.

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