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People pick boring job over an interesting one if paid enough

The researchers conducted several studies showing how wages impact a job seeker's willingness to take on more challenges

People may pick a boring job over a stimulating one if they perceive they aren’t being paid enough for extra effort, says a research by professor Peter Ubel, Duke University Fuqua School of Business marketing  and David Comerford, an assistant professor at Stirling University.   “We found even when an effortful job would be more interesting and enjoyable than one requiring less effort, people might price themselves out of the job market because they feel their effort needs to be rewarded,” Ubel said.   The researchers conducted several ...