Why Is Assessing Job Satisfaction So Hard? at the New York Times
Alina Tugend at the NYT interviewed me for a story on job satisfaction, and I got to be the voice of dissent against “job satisfaction assessments” as a whole. She writes:
For Sarah Jaffe, the author of “Work Won’t Love You Back,” there’s a broader factor undermining trust. Surveys too often are little more than window dressing for companies that profess to care about workers’ happiness, but they fail to provide “basic needs, such as decent wage and autonomy on the job,” she said.
“Not feeling like your boss is spying on you all day,” she added. “Flexible scheduling and basic respect for you as a human being.”Read the whole thing at the New York Times.