Ten top reasons why people want to change jobs

Ten top reasons why people want to change jobs

There are many reasons why people want to quit their jobs. Here is a list of very common ones:

  1. I want / need more money or a better package
  2. I’m bored and I’d like a new challenge
  3. There is no career progression
  4. It’s too stressful
  5. I just hate it
  6. I’m having to work too many hours
  7. I’m not learning any new skills
  8. I don’t feel supported by my boss
  9. I want to be my own boss
  10. I want to change industry / career

Now ten top reasons why people hold off leaving their jobs

  1. I really like my current team or company
  2. I’m not confident enough to apply for other jobs
  3. Applying for new jobs is too time consuming
  4. I’m worried I don’t have enough experience
  5. I don’t want to leave my current team in the lurch
  6. I’m scared of interviews
  7. I’m worried I won’t get the flexible working hours / flexibility I need at a new job
  8. I’m worried about working with a new team or different technology
  9. Updating my CV/resume is too daunting
  10. I’m just procrastinating!

What other reasons can you think of why people want to quit their jobs? Also why they resist from doing so?

What reasons do you want to change your job or career and maybe we can help you achieve your desired career change or transition?

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