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Schmidt Comments on Job Satisfaction

A story that offers tips on finding a job one loves quotes FRANK SCHMIDT, Ph.D., professor of human resources at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, who says that an employee's personality is a big factor in job satisfaction. He says personality traits can be traced to the tendency for some to be emotionally stable and for others to be neurotic. These traits have a genetic component, notes Schmidt, but past and present experiences in and out of work also affect perception of a job.

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