The following lists some values that people look for in a job
to help bring about job satisfaction. Values represent personal
standards of what is important to you. Look over the following list and
rank each value 4-Very important, 3-Reasonably important, 2-Not very
important, or 1-Not important at all.
JOB SECURITY- having a
steady job from which you are unlikely to be fired
PRESTIGE- having a job
that gives you a great deal of status and respect.
GOOD SALARY- being very
well paid for the work that you do.
HIGH ACHIEVEMENT- being
able to do things of importance or to succeed at job that is
ROUTINE ACTIVITY- work
that is uncomplicated and organized with some tasks repeated
over and over.
the chance to do many different things and not do boring work.
CREATIVITY- having a job
where you can use your imagination and are inventive.
WORKING WITH YOUR MIND-
work that offers intellectual stimulation and allows use of your
INDEPENDENCE- work that
lets you be your own boss, follow your own convictions, and do
the job the way you want without someone watching over.
WORKING WITH PEOPLE-
working in close contact with people, being able to comfort and
assist others through your work.
responsible for and directing the work of others, making
decisions affecting others, and managing.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY- work
that calls for moving about and using physical strength.
WORK UNDER SUPERVISION-
working under the direction of others, being told what to do.
WORK WITH YOUR HANDS-
having a job where you can use your hands, machines, or tools to
make or repair things.
LEISURE- short hours,
long vacations, determine own time off.
JOB INTEREST- work in a
field that interest and excites you.
When finished, please print out this page and list below
the 4 top ranked values that will be most important to you in your