Title

A Longitudinal Investigation of the Work Preferences Among College Graduates

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-1990

Publisher

Sage Publications

Abstract

This study involved 61 respondents surveyed about preferences for job characteristics and benefits at the time of college graduation and after six years of work experience. A number of differences in work preferences were identified. Several demographic variables and career attitudes contributed to explaining preferences at the six-year point in careers. Implications for organizational recruitment and retention strategies are discussed.