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Transport, logistics and distribution roles "most enjoyable"

By: Chris Taylor
14 June 2011

People with roles in logistics work have the most enjoyable jobs of all, according to a new survey.

The transport, logistics and distribution sector even topped those who work in performing arts and music - which came second, Logistics Manager reports.

Young professionals from a variety of backgrounds were asked to rate their jobs for factors such as responsibility, progression, colleagues, training and company - as well as overall enjoyment.

After logistics recruitment and performing arts came workers in the construction and property sectors; taking third place. Somewhat surprisingly, some other popular and glamorous industries did not not fair so well.

Media/broadcasting roles and the information technology (IT) and telecoms sectors were toward the bottom of the table, in 24th and 25th place respectively.

Workers in administrative and customer services were voted to have the worst colleagues. It ranked bottom of the list for job enjoyment in 26th place.

Natasha Freeman, the recruiting expert who helmed the survey, said: "We were also surprised to discover that those working in transport and logistics enjoyed their jobs more than those in any other sector, including performing arts, which obviously has a more glamorous image."

The data, as additionally cited by SiloBreaker, was provided by 525 professionals. It also showed that when it comes to rating colleagues,  those working in insurance and pensions score more highly than any other professionals.

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