- All things considered‚ to what extent are there good things associated with your job?
- In general‚ to what extent do you find your job to be rewarding?
- Does this job have more or fewer positive aspects than most people have at their places of employment?
- All things considered‚ to what extent are there unpleasant things associated with your job?
- In general‚ to what extent are there costs or hardships associated with your job?
- Does this job have more or fewer negative aspects than most people have at their places of employment?
- All things considered‚ how good are your alternatives to this job?
- In general‚ how do your alternatives compare to your current job?
- How do your alternatives compare to your ideal way of occupying your time?
- In general‚ how much have you invested in this job?
- All things considered‚ to what extent are there activities/ events/ persons/ objects associated with your job that you would lose if you were to leave?
- How does your investment in this job compare to what most people have invested in their jobs?
- All things considered‚ how satisfied are you with your current job?
- In general‚ how much do you like your job?
- Knowing what you now know‚ if you had to decide all over again whether to take the job you now have‚ what would you decide?
- If a good friend of yours told you that he/she was interested in working in a job like yours for your employer‚ what would you tell him/her?
- How does this job compare to your ideal job?
- How does your job measure up to the sort of job you wanted when you took it?
- How long would you like to stay at this job?
- How likely is it that you will quit this job in the near future
- How committed are you to staying at your current job?
- How attached are you to your current job?
- On the average‚ how many hours per month have you spent attempting to find a different job?
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