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Economic recovery gives frustrated workers job options


Mon Aug 31 2009


The boss' perception: Given the rough economy,

workers are thrilled just to have a steady paycheck. The employee's


reality: Many are frustrated, secretly seeking new opportunities - and

soon could be scooped up by another company as the economy recovers.

More than 8 in 10 employers feel that their

workers are "just happy to have a job," while just 53% of employees

feel this way, according to a new survey from online job-listing


company Monster.com and the research group Human Capital Institute. And

17% of workers are thinking of changing jobs in the next 12 months,

according to a survey that employment website SnagAJob.com released

Thursday. Since the recession started in December 2007, about 6.7

million people have lost a job. Those who picked up duties from


laid-off colleagues may find it easy to jump ship, executive coach

Jennifer Kahnweiler says.

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