APA poll

Poll: Most Older Workers Stay On the Job for . . . Nope, Not the Pay

Posted on 09/5/2012 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | WorkWhy do most older workers stay on the job? No, this isn’t a trick question, and yes, the answer just may surprise you. A whopping 80 percent of people 55-plus say they’re remaining on the job with their current employer because they actually enjoy the work they do, according to a new poll by the American Psychological Association. No, their boss wasn’t standing over them during the survey. (I don’t think.) What’s the second biggest reason for older workers staying …