Interactive: Why Do People Keep or Leave Their Jobs?
Should I stay or should I go? Check out how these workers ranked which factors were most influential in keeping or leaving their jobs.
The Great Resignation (aka the Great Re-Imagination) gave us an era where more people than ever were leaving their jobs. This trend has slowed, but people are relatively mobile when it comes to their career thanks to a job market with plenty of opportunities. Money might be an obvious answer when it comes to why people look for and accept new jobs--but what else is driving these decisions? Click the image below or the link to the interactive from McKinsey & Company to see how tech workers responded.
- This data comes from workers in the tech industry. Do you think the results would be similar for other industries?
- Career development and advancement potential was the highest rated answer in 3 out of 4 of the surveyed populations. How important is this factor for you when thinking about your career options?
- From the factors in the survey, which three are most important to you and why?
- Are there any factors not listed in the survey that would impact whether you would keep or leave a job?
NGPF's Career unit will get your students thinking about where their future will take them.
Looking for more interactives? Be sure to check out the NGPF Interactive Library.