The Effect of Job Satisfaction on Job Search : Not just whether , but also where

  title={The Effect of Job Satisfaction on Job Search : Not just whether , but also where},
  author={Josse Delfgaauw},
  • Josse Delfgaauw
  • Published 2005
Using survey data of public sector employees in the Netherlands, this paper shows that workers’satisfaction with various job domains not only a¤ects whether but also where workers search for another job. An intuitive pattern emerges. Workers try to leave their current employer when their job search is instigated by dissatisfaction with an organisation-speci…c job domain, like management. Conversely, more job-speci…c problems, like a lack of autonomy, lead workers to opt for another position… CONTINUE READING

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