Some 32% of workers polled said the ability to balance business and personal demands was most important to them.
Meanwhile, 22% cited job security while another 18% of respondents said earning a competitive salary was uppermost on their mind.
Just over one in ten respondents viewed keeping their
technical skills current as their key issue while 10%
claimed receiving an advanced degree or certification was
The survey, which covered 567 people who were at least 18 years old, was conducted by OfficeTeam, a staffing service. All respondents were employed full time in professional environments.