The lack of a career path now exceeds salary and leadership as a top consideration employees cite when leaving their jobs, according to the 2015 Randstadt Employer Branding Survey. Twenty-six percent of respondents in the nationwide poll of nearly 11,000 expressed lack of career growth opportunities, followed by salary at 23% and lack of leadership at 19%. Trends like these demonstrate that regional initiatives such as SectorReady™ could prove helpful as a retention tool for HR professionals.
“Transparent communication about how employees’ contributions impact their career opportunities is especially important to millennials, because these individuals clearly want to know they are contributing to the company’s bottom line and core business goals,” according to Jim Link, the chief HR officer at Randstadt North America. “A little attention spent on defining career growth can go a long way for employers who want to keep their best talent on board for the longer term.”
Check out the full article online from Randstadt. For more information on the SectorReady™ framework, contact Jasen Jones or Frank Neely at the WIB, or Mark Turnbull with the Joplin Regional Partnership. Follow the latest developments on SectorReady™ by checking out these related articles online.