Gen Z Prioritizes Stability Over Salary

May 29, 2024, 3:44 PM

(From Forbes) A Handshake survey of Gen Z graduates reveals a strong preference for job stability over salary, with 76% prioritizing security. Economic concerns and student loan debts are driving their preference for secure employment:

  • Nearly 60% worry that they won’t be able to earn enough to cover their basic expenses.
  • Nearly 70% of the Class of 2024 say their debt will influence job choices.
  • One in five want student loan assistance in their benefits.

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