Are you a Gen Z worker looking for a new job but not sure where to start? Or maybe you’re an employer looking to age your workforce. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. Glassdoor has shared a new report that examines the roles, companies and cities Gen Z employees value the most — and the results might surprise you.
When looking for jobs, Gen Zers – who were born between 1997 and 2012 – often look for roles that have influence and impact, but they are often less satisfied with their jobs than other generations.
Where Gen Z and Gen Y employees rate their job satisfaction at 3.80, Gen X employees rate theirs at 3.85, and Baby Boomers find the most joy in their jobs, with a satisfaction rate of 3.93. So what is the cause of this discrepancy?
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In the report – titled A change of pace for Gen Z employees entering the workforce – Glassdoor analyzed its entire database of business reviews. They then used this data to find that “Gen Z workers are most satisfied with roles that provide them with the opportunity to shape company culture and have social impact.”
What is the highest rated position among Gen Z employees?
Ultimately, the highest-rated job for Gen Z employees is a corporate recruiter, ranking much higher than average with a rating of 4.79 on a 5-point scale. The Marketing Manager and Social Media Manager roles came closer together, ranking at 4.56 and 4.46 respectively.
According to Glassdoor Associate Economist Richard Johnson via CNBCcorporate recruiting gives Gen Zers the chance to “shape how companies attract and retain talent, including helping to build a diverse and inclusive workforce.”
“Entering the workforce during the pandemic hasn’t been easy for Gen Z, but Glassdoor’s data shows these young workers are happier with jobs rooted in community and creativity, and especially content working for large companies that are established to withstand economic turbulence. periods,” Johnson continued.
Curious about the rest of the list? Here are the 10 jobs that Gen Z has the highest ratings.
- Corporate Recruiter: 4.79
- Marketing Manager: 4.56
- Social Media Manager: 4.46
- Data Scientist: 4.44
- Product Manager: 4.40
- IT Specialist: 4.35
- Account Coordinator: 4.31
- Credit analyst: 4.30
- Project engineer: 4.28
- Business Development Associate: 4.28
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