Should I stay or should I go?

Posted: 06-11-2023

The working landscape has changed for so many people, but has the turbulence of recent years influenced people’s reasons for staying in a role, or seeking out a new one?
 

Attracting and retaining the best talent is a priority for any organisation – perhaps never more so than right now. This report is the result of our latest research in partnership with the IoIC, with the aim of helping IC and HR professionals to design effective communication strategies, tailor messaging, and act on insight rather than instinct.

Using data gathered from 3,000 UK workers this year, this report examines the key push and pull factors that are most important to employees when considering their existing and potential employers, the key insights include:

  • The majority of employees intend to stay with their current employer for the foreseeable future
  • Pay and benefits trump everything else as the reason for considering leaving or taking a job
  • Career progression is the second most selected reason for leaving a job, especially for women and younger people
  • Younger people are more likely to value purpose and environmental responsibility, while flexible working is more valued by people of typical parenting age
     

Dive into the report to understand the factors that influence people’s decision to leave, or stay, in their jobs.

For more information, or any questions about the report, email rebecca.crosby@ipsos.com

Research and reporting team

Jo Warburton
Massimiliano Belli
Miles Crosby
Morgan Barker Thorne
Rebecca Crosby
Rebecca Tsehay
Russ Thorne
Tsara Smith
Victor Pardos

 


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