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Main attraction of current job

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Index term

Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives

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Main attraction of current job

Text:
What was the main thing about your current job that attracted you to it?

Universe:
if ff_ivlolw = 1 | ff_everint = 1 (interviewed at prior wave or has been interviewed previously)
and if NxtSt = 1 | JbSamR = 2 | SameJob = 2 (Next spell was in paid employment or not working for the same employer as at last interview or same employer but different job)
and if CJob = 1 (Next employment spell was current job)

Wave specific data

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-83223789.41%
proxy-710963.04%
refusal-280.02%
don't know-1240.07%
Better money14941.37%
Better career prospects23931.09%
More responsibility3890.25%
More secure job41380.38%
More interesting work52790.77%
Wanted specific type job61110.31%
To be own boss7670.19%
More opps use own init8290.08%
Nearer home/less travel91570.44%
Shorter/fewer hours10770.21%
More flexible hours111600.44%
Health reasons12230.06%
Suit R's qual/train/exp131360.38%
Less demanding/easier14670.19%
Prefer to previous job151240.34%
Other973460.96%
Total36055100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-83443387.63%
proxy-716834.28%
refusal-270.02%
don't know-1380.1%
Better money16721.71%
Better career prospects24581.17%
More responsibility31230.31%
More secure job41680.43%
More interesting work52800.71%
Wanted specific type job61490.38%
To be own boss7620.16%
More opps use own init8380.1%
Nearer home/less travel91700.43%
Shorter/fewer hours10830.21%
More flexible hours111840.47%
Health reasons12240.06%
Suit R's qual/train/exp131360.35%
Less demanding/easier14480.12%
Prefer to previous job151140.29%
Other974231.08%
Total39293100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-83586185.04%
proxy-728316.71%
refusal-270.02%
don't know-1440.1%
Better money16691.59%
Better career prospects25061.2%
More responsibility31100.26%
More secure job41780.42%
More interesting work53120.74%
Wanted specific type job61600.38%
To be own boss7800.19%
More opps use own init8550.13%
Nearer home/less travel91810.43%
Shorter/fewer hours10850.2%
More flexible hours111880.45%
Health reasons12210.05%
Suit R's qual/train/exp131430.34%
Less demanding/easier14430.1%
Prefer to previous job151200.28%
Other975741.36%
Total42168100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
Not available for IEMB-10461510.21%
inapplicable-83424275.78%
proxy-731286.92%
refusal-220.0%
don't know-1570.13%
better money16791.5%
better career prospects24601.02%
more responsibility31030.23%
more secure job41610.36%
more interesting work53060.68%
Wanted specific type job61440.32%
to be own boss7650.14%
more opps use own init8530.12%
nearer home/less travel91590.35%
shorter/fewer hours10760.17%
more flexible hours111450.32%
health reasons12150.03%
suit r's qual/train/exp131070.24%
less demanding/easier14440.1%
prefer to previous job151000.22%
other975271.17%
Total45188100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-83750783.66%
proxy-738588.61%
refusal-210.0%
don't know-1100.02%
better money17431.66%
better career prospects25141.15%
more responsibility31110.25%
more secure job41630.36%
more interesting work53080.69%
Wanted specific type job61530.34%
to be own boss (nb self-employed only)7900.2%
more opportunity to use own initiative8490.11%
closer to home - less travelling time to work91680.37%
shorter/fewer hours10560.12%
more flexible hours111390.31%
health reasons12190.04%
suited respondent s qualifications, training or experience131490.33%
work less demanding/easier14400.09%
preferred to previous job151140.25%
other976411.43%
Total44833100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-83974584.44%
proxy-739358.36%
refusal-210.0%
don't know-1130.03%
better money17471.59%
better career prospects24370.93%
more responsibility3980.21%
more secure job41720.37%
more interesting work53030.64%
Wanted specific type job61550.33%
to be own boss7760.16%
more opps use own init8450.1%
nearer home/less travel91300.28%
shorter/fewer hours10650.14%
more flexible hours111430.3%
health reasons12240.05%
suit r's qual/train/exp131710.36%
less demanding/easier14500.11%
prefer to previous job15940.2%
other976671.42%
Total47071100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-84244485.41%
proxy-738307.71%
refusal-220.0%
don't know-1160.03%
better money17031.41%
better career prospects24320.87%
more responsibility31230.25%
more secure job41810.36%
more interesting work53110.63%
Wanted specific type job61350.27%
to be own boss (nb self-employed only)7930.19%
more opportunity to use own initiative8470.09%
closer to home - less travelling time to work91650.33%
shorter/fewer hours10730.15%
more flexible hours111400.28%
health reasons12340.07%
suited respondent s qualifications, training or experience131510.3%
work less demanding/easier14430.09%
preferred to previous job15960.19%
other976731.35%
Total49692100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-84704786.22%
proxy-738817.11%
don't know-1130.02%
better money16951.27%
better career prospects24460.82%
more responsibility31120.21%
more secure job42070.38%
more interesting work53150.58%
Wanted specific type job61470.27%
to be own boss71140.21%
more opps use own init8370.07%
nearer home/less travel91520.28%
shorter/fewer hours10930.17%
more flexible hours111480.27%
health reasons12290.05%
suit r's qual/train/exp131740.32%
less demanding/easier14350.06%
prefer to previous job151210.22%
other978031.47%
Total54569100.0%