47% of employees in the UK are considering leaving their job in 2018
Our research has found that work flexibility, career progression, pay and poor management practices are the main reasons why companies will lose talent in 2018.
This year's findings highlight an improvement in satisfaction across the UK job market, evidencing a fall of 12% on last year’s figure, where 59% of respondents stated the intention to seek a new job.
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The results of this year’s employee sentiment poll have revealed that poor management is the main reason that employees aren’t happy in their current role (49%)
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Good managers know how to empower employees
With 49% of workers citing poor management as the main reason they’re considering looking for a new job, management strategies must evolve to meet the demands of employees and retain more staff.
A small pay rise can increase happiness
44% of people said that a small pay rise was the one thing their employer could do to increase happiness in their job.
Besides pay, Glassdoor has found that 34% of workers cite work perks as an important factor when considering a job offer.
Recognising value and creating opportunities for growth makes people stay
Further findings from Job Exodus 2018 suggest that poor recognition of high performance, coupled with unclear career progression are factors eroding workers' satisfaction.
UK productivity lags at around 20% behind that of the majority of our G7 counterparts, and the culprits are in plain sight: culture management and leadership.
Companies spend millions of pounds as part of their talent acquisition processes, whilst employee disengagement costs the UK £340 billion a year; a detrimental cycle undermining our economic prosperity.
What can your company do to retain talent?
Acknowledge the needs of your employees, and you will build the right environment for performance and job satisfaction.
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In a world concerned with measuring every initiative against company’s KPIs, the value of excellent people seems hard to quantify. If you need hard evidence to support people-centred initiatives in 2018, this report will bring much needed clarity.
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