Conference Board survey released today, job satisfaction in America is at its lowest level since 1987 when the survey was first done. Satisfaction has dropped to 45% from 61.1% of 5,000 households surveyed. The least satisfied age group is under 25; 35.7% of them say they are satisfied with their jobs.
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My personal belief is that changes in our economy lowering job security and widening the income gap between people must have something to do with this trend. I'm obviously not suggesting that we look to more European-style socialistic employment policies, but I think too much insecurity and a feeling that the system doesn't reward hard work breeds dissatisfaction. What do you think?