U.S. Workers Hit the Road

By Cynthia Kong on September 24, 2018 at 12:00pm

U.S. WORKERS HIT THE ROAD

How commutes have changed & their impact on career decisions

23% OF WORKERS HAVE LEFT A JOB BECAUSE OF A BAD COMMUTE

CITIES WITH THE MOST WORKERS WHO’VE LEFT A JOB BECAUSE OF A BAD COMMUTE:

1. Chicago
2. Miami
3. New York
4. San Francisco

EMPLOYEES SHARE IF THEIR COMMUTE HAS GOTTEN BETTER OR WORSE IN THE LAST 5 YEARS:

39% Better
22% Worse
39% No change

CITIES WITH THE MOST WORKERS WHO SAID THEIR COMMUTE HAS GOTTEN WORSE:

1. Seattle
2. Denver
3. Austin & San Francisco (tie)

60% OF WORKERS SAY THEIR COMPANY HASN’T TAKEN ACTION TO ALLEVIATE COMMUTE CONCERNS

(Respondents who said their commute has gotten worse.)

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 2,800 workers in the United States

© 2018 Robert Half International Inc. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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