How do you define or derive "meaning" from your work?
How employees derive "meaning" from their work 2012, by generation
This survey details the responses of people as to how they define or derive "meaning" from their work across three different generations. 77% of respondents aged 19-30 listed the ability to excel or develop in their field as the most important factor.
How do you define or derive "meaning" from your work?
Gen Y: aged 19-30Gen Y: aged 31-48Baby Boomers: aged 49-66
Ability to excel / develop in my field77%74%67%
Connection with co-workers44%41%44%
Alignment to personal values41%43%47%
Connection with corporate strategy31%35%32%
Community involvement29%26%28%
Other2%3%4%
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How employees derive "meaning" from their work 2012, by generation
This survey details the responses of people as to how they define or derive "meaning" from their work across three different generations. 77% of respondents aged 19-30 listed the ability to excel or develop in their field as the most important factor.
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