Job searches can eventually feel endless and thankless. Just reading news about job searches and the economy is enough to bring down your mood. Sometimes it’s nice to have a fun distraction, such as the basket of adorable kittens pictured to the left.
Look a them! Unless you have allergies, you can’t help but fall in love with them.
To help lighten the often sullen mood of workplace news, a recent CareerBuilder survey asked workers what pets they have at home, how much they earn, and what their level of job satisfaction is. Here’s what the survey found:
- Dog owners are more likely to have a senior management position (think CEO, CFO, or VP)
- Workers who own snakes or reptiles are the most likely group to earn six-figure salaries
- Workers who keep birds report the most job satisfaction
Here are the other correlations found between pet owners and their occupations:
Does this sound right to you? Does your four-legged (or gilled or cold-blooded) friend match up with your work history?