Hourly workers want to advance within the companies they work for. That's the big takeaway from the most recent 'The Voice of the American Workforce' report. The study, which is the biggest survey of hourly workers in the U.S., shows that as the labor market has cooled, so too have employees' willingness to quit their jobs in search of something better. Stability is back in style again.

The report, which was published by the industrial staffing company Employbridge, shows that hourly workers' priorities have changed. Pay rate is still the most important factor when looking for a new job for 41% of respondents, but that figure represents a decrease from previous reports. Meanwhile, more respondents (31%) answered that advancement opportunities were most important.

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