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Young people tolerate stress and instability for career opportunities

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In case they were able to choose between two equal job offers, Latvian people under 34 years of age would prefer a job with better career opportunities, although it would mean also a tense and unpredictable work environment.

But people over 35 years would prefer stability, even if because of that they should give up career opportunities, according to the latest survey of DNB Latvian barometer.

Moreover, youth under 24 years of age more than other age groups would prefer a job offer with lower “fixed” salary, but with other bonuses, for example, paid phone conversations, office car, health insurance, etc.

But respondents over 35 years would prefer a higher and more regular salary without premiums or other bonuses.

Respondents’ answers depending on their level of education show that residents with a higher level of education would prefer job with better career opportunities, but tensed and unpredictable work environment.

Meanwhile, respondents with university education, on the contrary to respondents with secondary or professional education, would rather not prefer a job with lower salary, but more opportunities to receive bonuses and premiums depending on growth, achieved results and other important indicators.

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