The Top 6 Things Employees Want in Their Next Job
3. The ability to do what they do best (58%)
When people have the opportunity to do work they are naturally gifted at and trained to do, they enjoy their work, find it stimulating, and want to do more of it. Unsurprisingly, this item remains one of the most important for workers. Workers who aren’t allowed to use their strengths very often seek jobs where they can; workers who do get to use their strengths seek out jobs where they get to use them even more.
With this in mind, recruiters should make the extra effort to understand what really excites a candidate about their work. Recruiters should also give them a realistic job preview — what the daily routine is going to feel like, who they are going to be working with, and what they will be expected to do.