Tim Sackett asks Better Boss or More Money – What Do You Choose?

There was a survey done recently by Michelle McQuaid and the results were picked up by a number of news outlets and delivered as big news.  The basis of t

he study was, if given a choice, would your employee choose a better boss or a pay raise – and guess what they found!?

65% of employees say they would rather have a Better Boss than more Money!

So, my question to you – do you think this is true?

Read the whole post over at The Tim Sackett Project (an FOT contributor blog). 


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Tim Sackett
Tim Sackett SPHR, is the ultimate Mama’s Boy!  After 15+ years of successfully leading HR and Talent Acquisition departments for Fortune 500s and smaller technical firms, Tim took over running the contingent staffing firm HRU Technical Resources in Lansing, MI. Serving as the Executive Vice President, Tim runs the company his mother started over 30 years ago, and don’t tell Mom, but he thinks he does a better job at it than she did!  Check out his blog at www.timsackett.com. Because he's got A LOT to say, and FOT just isn't enough for him.


  1. David Anderson (Twitter: @RaisingHR) says:

    Yeah, for those who have a seriously crappy boss? Sure. But for those who have a not so crappy but not all that great of a boss either, would take the money. In short? It depends.

  2. Meredith says:

    I want it all.

  3. Submit Link says:

    I want both too but if I have to choose one, I prefer having better boss. Having more money is not fulfilling enough if you are having problem with your boss.

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