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Desire to travel motivates millennials to work

Desire to travel motivates millennials to work

According to a survey of more than 1,600 millennials, travel is a surprisingly popular motivator for why millennials work.

63% of millennials say the desire to travel is their primary reason to work, second only to paying for basic necessities (83%) and well ahead of more traditional reasons for working, such as saving for retirement (58%) and paying off debt (51%).

Work-life balance (81%) took the top spot for factors millennials consider when evaluating job prospects, slightly ahead of salary (79%), and well ahead of health insurance (41%), 401k benefits (35%), and paid maternity/paternity leave (18%).

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