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What would it take for workers to be more engaged at work? The answers can vary not only by generation, but also by geography, according to the results of a survey by Accountemps.

An independent research firm polled 2,800 workers across 28 major U.S. cities and found notable differences across locations on what really motivates workers. Not surprisingly, there are also differences in what the younger set wants out of work compared to aging workers, though some motivators – like a decent paycheck -- transcend age and geography.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.