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From job descriptions to company stories, there are different reasons job seekers are compelled to apply for a position. For some, the promise of a competitive salary is enticing, while others are more attracted to a great office environment. As professionals, we spend roughly a third of our days at work. With all of that time spent alongside our co-workers, you would think that most people love their jobs. Yet, unhappy employees outnumber happy employees by two-to-one, worldwide. There are some things we can do to change this! It starts by establishing what makes us satisfied in our careers. It's essential that our jobs:


  • Are a place where we are excited to work
  • Challenge us to develop our skills
  • Enable us to grow as professionals
We want to know what drives you to search for and apply to a new position! Take a look at these three questions and tell us what suits you best. Your feedback is appreciated! [poll id="143"] [poll id="144"] [poll id="145"] What other attributes do you consider before applying? Share your comments below!   Photo Credit: Shutterstock
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