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Talent Report: What Workers Want in 2012

Talent Report: What Workers Want in 2012, a nationwide study by Net Impact and Rutgers University, provides a revealing picture of what students and professionals most value in a job, and demonstrates how opportunities to make a positive impact at work are linked to job satisfaction.

At Net Impact, we believe that work is good for more than just a paycheck – it’s an opportunity to invest ourselves in issues that are important to us. And according to our latest research, we’re not alone. Net Impact’s Talent Report: What Workers Want in 2012 reveals that employees who say they have the opportunity to make a direct social and environmental impact through their job report higher satisfaction levels than those who don’t, by a 2:1 ratio.


Read the executive summary for more revealing data.

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Talent Report: What Workers Want in 2012 was prepared for Net Impact by the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University. Download Full Report

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