Top 5 Reasons For Leaving Your Job

Although our focus is on finding the ideal role, understanding exactly why many career decisions end in a 'resignation' rather than 'retirement' is interesting:

  1. Other Employees. You know what they say about "one bad apple..." Hiring one wrong person can bring down a cohesive team faster than hiring 5 great staff. After all we, spend more time with our colleagues than we do our husbands, wives or children!
  2. Lack of Mutual Loyalty. Commitment goes both ways and requires a real sense of investment and trust from employers to assume employees will stay, in order to secure and attract long term loyalty. Whether it be investment in training or career planning, you will stay in a job much longer if you see a commitment by your employer to keep you... and grow you!
  3. Bad Fit. Whether it is the Y Generation convinced the company doesn't deserve them or an employer abandoning any effort to be an 'employer of choice' something just doesn't feel right with the job.
  4. The Manager. The reasons may vary, they do have a common thread, poor leadership and an inability to mentor and develop.
  5. Salary & Benefits. Yes, you need might be attracted by a competitive salary and professional working environment. Surprising to most however is how far this is down the list as a reason for resigning.

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We hope you enjoyed this article and that you have a greater insight into what is required to secure a well paid 6 job, part time job or contract. Whilst securing a job can often be a challenge, securing a job which advances your career is an even bigger challenge. The Career Advice resources were last updated July 2020 and are aimed to help you decide such things as whether you stay in the same role for more than 3 to 5 years or whether you are being underpaid $4,025 (or possibly overpaid) as a 6. Employers benefit by viewing suggested salaries or wages, and can even use our Position Description Builder quickly tailored to their enterprise's employment requirements. As an enterprise, if you have 6 hiring needs Australiawide, please call us for expert recruitment from the highest rated employment agency team. At Staffing we are fortunate that with our hard fort reputation as being one of the top staff agencies in Australia (often ranked between 3 and 5), the majority of candidates and businesses are referred to us. If you found us by searching for case manager recruitment company in australia, aus account manager recruiting companies, 6x38, australia community services & development recruitment solution in australia, staffing or australia community services & development recruiting case manager staff then we look forward to helping you with your company's employment requirements or helping you accelerate your career.

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