To determing top workplaces, employees were asked whether they agreed or disagreed with 24 statements about work-related factors on their jobs. Compared with their compatriots nationwide, Long Island workers were less positive about 23 of the 24 statements.
The chart below shows the factors where Long Islanders were less positive. Select the bars for details, including the full statements.
The one area of near agreement: On the Island, 80.6 percent of workers (versus 80.4 nationwide) agreed that "My job makes me feel like I am part of something meaningful.
Where Long Islanders were less positive
The percentage-point difference between the replies of Long Islanders and workers nationwide.
What people were positive about
The statement that a company had "strong values" drew the most agreement on Long Island. Meanwhile, the statement that "My pay is fair for the work I do," had the least agreement on Long Island. Again, select the bars for details, including the full statements.
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|Theme||Factor||Statement||Agree on LI||Agree in U.S.||% Point difference||Percent difference|
|Theme Alignment||Factor Values||Statement This company operates by strong values||Agree on LI 82.09%||Agree in U.S. 84.91%||% Point difference -2.82||Percent difference -3.32%|
|Theme Connection||Factor Meaningfulness||Statement My job makes me feel like I am part of something meaningful||Agree on LI 80.57%||Agree in U.S. 80.44%||% Point difference 0.13||Percent difference 0.16%|
|Theme My Manager||Factor Helpfulness||Statement My manager makes it easier to do my job well||Agree on LI 79.28%||Agree in U.S. 81.78%||% Point difference -2.50||Percent difference -3.05%|
|Theme My Manager||Factor Concerns||Statement My manager cares about my concerns||Agree on LI 79.12%||Agree in U.S. 82.16%||% Point difference -3.05||Percent difference -3.71%|
|Theme Leader||Factor Confidence in leader||Statement I have confidence in the leader of this company||Agree on LI 76.80%||Agree in U.S. 80.31%||% Point difference -3.51||Percent difference -4.37%|
|Theme The Basics||Factor Work-life||Statement I have the flexibility I need to balance my work and personal life||Agree on LI 76.28%||Agree in U.S. 80.36%||% Point difference -4.08||Percent difference -5.07%|
|Theme Alignment||Factor Direction||Statement I believe this company is going in the right direction||Agree on LI 76.24%||Agree in U.S. 79.40%||% Point difference -3.16||Percent difference -3.99%|
|Theme Engagement||Factor Recruiting||Statement I would highly recommend working at this company to others||Agree on LI 75.98%||Agree in U.S. 79.85%||% Point difference -3.87||Percent difference -4.85%|
|Theme Connection||Factor Appreciation||Statement I feel genuinely appreciated at this company||Agree on LI 75.75%||Agree in U.S. 81.00%||% Point difference -5.24||Percent difference -6.47%|
|Theme Engagement||Factor Productivity||Statement This company motivates me to give my very best at work||Agree on LI 75.53%||Agree in U.S. 79.59%||% Point difference -4.07||Percent difference -5.11%|
|Theme My Manager||Factor Development||Statement My manager helps me learn and grow||Agree on LI 74.36%||Agree in U.S. 77.70%||% Point difference -3.34||Percent difference -4.30%|
|Theme Effectiveness||Factor Ideas||Statement New ideas are encouraged at this company||Agree on LI 71.52%||Agree in U.S. 76.94%||% Point difference -5.42||Percent difference -7.04%|
|Theme Connection||Factor Potential||Statement This company enables me to work at my full potential||Agree on LI 71.10%||Agree in U.S. 74.71%||% Point difference -3.61||Percent difference -4.83%|
|Theme Effectiveness||Factor Execution||Statement At this company, we do things efficiently and well||Agree on LI 68.89%||Agree in U.S. 70.47%||% Point difference -1.58||Percent difference -2.24%|
|Theme Effectiveness||Factor Open-mindedness||Statement This company encourages different points of view||Agree on LI 68.56%||Agree in U.S. 73.90%||% Point difference -5.35||Percent difference -7.24%|
|Theme The Basics||Factor Expectations||Statement This job has met or exceeded the expectations I had when I started||Agree on LI 66.99%||Agree in U.S. 71.98%||% Point difference -5.00||Percent difference -6.94%|
|Theme The Basics||Factor Formal training||Statement I get the formal training I want for my career||Agree on LI 66.03%||Agree in U.S. 67.98%||% Point difference -1.95||Percent difference -2.87%|
|Theme Alignment||Factor Interdept. Cooperation||Statement There is good interdepartmental cooperation at this company||Agree on LI 63.49%||Agree in U.S. 66.94%||% Point difference -3.45||Percent difference -5.15%|
|Theme Effectiveness||Factor Communication up||Statement Senior managers understand what is really happening at this company||Agree on LI 63.35%||Agree in U.S. 66.38%||% Point difference -3.03||Percent difference -4.56%|
|Theme Connection||Factor Communication down||Statement I feel well-informed about important decisions at this company||Agree on LI 61.61%||Agree in U.S. 66.21%||% Point difference -4.60||Percent difference -6.94%|
|Theme Engagement||Factor Retention||Statement I have not considered searching for a better job in the past month||Agree on LI 58.76%||Agree in U.S. 60.66%||% Point difference -1.89||Percent difference -3.12%|
|Theme Alignment||Factor Meetings||Statement Meetings at this company make good use of my time||Agree on LI 58.36%||Agree in U.S. 63.38%||% Point difference -5.02||Percent difference -7.92%|
|Theme The Basics||Factor Benefits||Statement My benefits package is good compared to others in this industry||Agree on LI 51.68%||Agree in U.S. 59.12%||% Point difference -7.44||Percent difference -12.58%|
|Theme The Basics||Factor Pay||Statement My pay is fair for the work I do||Agree on LI 51.34%||Agree in U.S. 63.30%||% Point difference -11.95||Percent difference -18.88%|
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