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Virtual Tool Spotlights Trends About Job Satisfaction, Employee Recognition

New York, NY, Nov. 25, 2013 - Just in time for Thanksgiving, a new infographic by The Employment Network, a trusted resource for information about career opportunities, provides a snapshot of the workers’ gratitude for their jobs.

Entitled “Are You Thankful for Your Job?” the infographic at, the company’s flagship site, includes statistics about job satisfaction, perceptions of value and how companies say “thank you” through employee recognition and other programs. The features uses a cartoon theme and Thanksgiving holiday imagery to provide a lighthearted approach to serious topics such as job satisfaction and happiness at work.

“As America prepares to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, we want to encourage workers and employers to show gratitude toward each other,” said Jordon Keltz, CEO of The Employment Network. “ often uses statistics to share workplace trends that impact job seekers, and we are thankful for the opportunity to help individuals find jobs that inspire gratitude year-round.”

The infographic, which includes statistics from the American Psychological Association, Society for Human Resource Management, John Templeton Foundation, Harris Interactive and other related studies, features some key points:  

  • Only 39 percent of employees express gratitude for their current job when asked about reasons why they are grateful.
  • Employees ages 67 or older are more satisfied with their jobs than younger workers.
  • 51 percent of people say they feel valued at work.
  • 60 percent of people say they either never express gratitude at work or do so perhaps once a year.
  • 81 percent of people say they would work harder if their boss were more grateful.

About The Employment Network
The Employment Network is changing the landscape of the employee recruiting space with its network of pay-for-performance job sites. Its flagship site,, reaches more than 5 million job seekers each month, connecting them with career and training information to help them succeed. For human resources departments and businesses, The Employment Network presents an array of staffing and recruiting solutions, including performance-based job postings, training and business opportunity recruitment, and more.

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