What Would Make 75% of Millennials Leave Their Job?

by Dora Wang on Mar 3, 2015 2:00:00 PM

What Would Make 75% of Millennials Leave Their Job?When we were doing research for Ultimate Guide To Recruiting And Retaining Millennials, we were interested to find out what makes millennials decide to stay at their jobs or leave. We got a resounding answer about one factor:

TINYpulse Ultimate Guide To Recruiting And Retaining Millennials

This affects how they decide which job to take, too. The Kenan-Flagler Business School found that over half of millennials say that opportunities for career progression make an employer attractive.

Millennials expect swift career progression—along the lines of every 12 to 24 months, according to a recent Deloitte study. So if you don’t give them chances for professional development, you can count on a solid majority of them to have one foot out the door.

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And don’t forget, you benefit too. While millennials are building up their skills, you’re getting a better engaged, highly trained workforce. Not a bad way to build up the strength of your team, is it?



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This post was written by Dora Wang

Dora is an employee engagement researcher for TINYpulse and managing editor of TINYinstitute. Having grown up in Texas, she is now firmly settled in Seattle, where she spends her free time reading comic books, wrangling her three cats, and (of course) rooting for the Seahawks.

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