Job dissatisfaction: warning signs

Computerworld’s 2003 Job Satisfaction Survey uncovered the kind of grumbling that will lead to IT brain drain:

  • 42 per cent said they’re dissatisfied with their companies.
  • 56 per cent reported that their level of satisfaction with their companies has decreased compared with one year ago.
  • 69 per cent don’t think they’re working to their full potential.
  • 55 per cent said they’re dissatisfied with their opportunities for advancement.
  • 82 per cent reported finding their work stressful.
  • 59 per cent reported being more stressed out than they were a year ago.
  • 50 per cent disagreed with the statement, “My employer is successful at building employee loyalty.”

Base: 936 respondents (IT workers, managers, consultants and contractors).

Source: Computerworld’s 2003 Job Satisfaction Survey

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