LinkedIn has recently completed a global analysis of common sectors, industries, and jobs with the highest levels of turnover and the reasons that drive workers to leave their job. According to this study, the rotation percentage in 2017 stood at 10.9%, which means that more than one in ten professionals changed companies last year.
The sectors with the highest rotation of talent were technology, retail and media-entertainment.
The technology companies (software, non-hardware) had the highest rotation in 2017 with a rate of 13.2%. The retail sector (distribution), a sector with a history of high turnover, follows it closely, with 13%, while media-entertainment (11.4%), professional services (11.4%) and government education nonprofit organizations (11.2%) complete the first five sectors.
The main reasons why people leave their jobs are, in this order, the lack of opportunities to advance (45%), discontent with leadership (41%) or discontent with the work environment (36%) and look for a more challenging job (36%). Salary is the fifth reason (34%) why professionals decide to change jobs.
Finally, 94% of employees say that they would stay longer in their company if it were to invest in their career.
The above article was written and published in Spanish and has been translated into English. Click here to read the original article.
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