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Job Quality Toolkit

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The challenge of attracting and retaining a diverse, productive, engaged workforce has grown. Workers seek quality jobs, and companies that prioritize job quality become employers of choice. Job quality is not just about the job; it is a combination of key drivers that are important to each worker’s overall employment experience. Pay and benefits matter, and so do many other factors like workplace safety and health, a voice, scheduling predictability, skills building, and advancement. Together, these distinguish an employer of choice from the rest. The Job Quality Toolkit is an actionable tool that organizations can use to improve the quality of the jobs they offer. Identifying and improving the drivers most valued by workers can significantly increase their satisfaction and engagement and, in turn, benefit the organization’s ability to compete for talent and achieve success in the marketplace.

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  • Drivers of Job Quality

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    The Job Quality Toolkit provides practical guidance to employers of all kinds. Many interrelated factors impact job quality. The Job Quality Toolkit is organized around eight drivers.

  • Case Studies

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    There are many paths to improving job quality. Several organizations have committed to increasing the quality of the jobs they offer. See how they have done it.


Baldrige Performance Excellence Program

The Job Quality Toolkit is rooted in the Baldrige Excellence Framework. For more than 34 years, the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program® has provided the globally recognized and emulated Criteria for Performance Excellence, which are regularly updated to ensure that they incorporate the leading edge of validated leadership and management practices proven to help enhance organizational performance and sustainability.