1. Software quality assurance engineer
2. Executive chef
3. Property manager
5. Warehouse manager
6. Administrative assistant
7. Customer service representative
9. System engineer
10. Construction manager
- Glamour isn’t in! These are no-nonsense, white and blue collar occupations.
- Multiple degrees aren’t in! While degrees and specialized training are useful for several of these jobs, many of them do not require years and years of educational hoop-jumping.
- I never would’ve guessed number 11. Take a look!
1. Security officer
2. Registered nurse
4. Sales engineer
5. Product manager
6. Program manager
7. Marketing manager
8. Director of sales
9. Marketing director
10. Maintenance supervisor
- The top three don’t surprise me at all, especially nursing and teaching.
- There are a lot of sales and marketing positions on the list. I bet that the tough economy has something to do with this.
- I’m a little surprised that lawyer and legal assistant do not appear on the list.
Vivian Giang, writing for Business Insider via Yahoo! Finance, reports that the survey findings are based on some 100,000 reviews by workers collected during 2011-12. Furthermore:
The ratings are based on key factors such as work-life balance, one’s relationship with their boss and co-workers, their work environment, job resources, compensation, growth opportunities, company culture, company reputation, daily tasks, and control over the work that they do daily.
It’s a well-rounded list of factors, encompassing the work itself as well as the general work environment.