50% Indian Employees Can Change Jobs In Next 90 Days: Key Triggers That Employers Should Know!
A recent survey on what the professionals of India want and look for in a company today, is doing rounds across the internet and shows that over 50% of professionals in the country look out for switching jobs over the next three month.
This survey also reveals that more professionals now wish to have additional benefits provided to them by the company, like medical insurance for self and family, while applying for a job or contemplating job switch.
With the population of a higher-pay workforce rising at the time, companies must take surveys like this seriously, in order to retain their employees, given the high attrition rate in India Inc at the moment, especially the IT sector.
Some Highlights From Survey
The ‘Apna Bharat Back to Work’ survey conducted and released by ‘apna.co’ reflects the mentality of an Indian professional, in terms of job switching and expectations from an employer.
Over 5,000 working professionals from Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities participated in the survey and the results are drawn from this vast cumulative pool of professionals across different industry sectors.
Some of the highlights include:
- Over 50% professionals are looking to change jobs in the upcoming 3 months.
- Across different domains, 4 out 5 employees wish to continue in the same work profile.
- On average, a professional applies for at least 5 new jobs in a month.
- Over 50% professionals search for new opportunities all the time, while about 30% look for job openings, once every alternate month.
- In terms of what drives a professional to switch his/her job, the major triggers include higher salary and career progression.
- While almost 74% of respondents wished to change jobs for higher salaries, 37% of them wanted to do so for better career growth/opportunities.
- While a larger number of professionals from Tier 1 cities wished to change jobs for career growth, the reason is desire for higher salaries among Tier 2 professionals.
- Moreover, more female workers are inclined towards work from home compared to males.