Workers Cite Positive Career Impacts of Recession

Nearly three-quarters of workers surveyed say that a recession can actually have some positive impact on their career.

A survey of 457 workers by Accountemps, a financial temporary staffing firm in the U.S., reported that workers are gaining more from the experience than just managing to keep their jobs: 77% of respondents cite at least one positive effect the recession has had on their jobs, including the ability to tackle new projects and take on more challenging work.

The survey asked workers: “What positive effects, if any, has the recession had on you and your job?” Their responses* were:

Get your FREE trial now!

Start your free 14-day trial now to read this story and

Make. Work. Better.

Already a subscriber?

Reuse and Permissions: While social sharing is permitted, unauthorized reuse or republication of any and all content is strictly prohibited. To discuss re-use of this material, please contact: ; 877-668-1945.


Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Related Posts

Your Workplace is a premium source of leading-edge content to help you create a thriving workplace where everyone wants to work.

Contact Your Workplace

Tel: 613-549-1222
Toll Free: 1-877-668-1945
Contact Us

Whoa! Don't Go Yet

Sign up to receive free leading-edge content about people at work.