Job Optimism Among U.S. Workers

By Robert Half on June 14, 2021 at 4:00pm


Research shows workers are on the move.

Since the pandemic began:
20% have changed jobs
26% moved from a permanent position to full-time contracting
In the coming months:
32% plan to look for a new job mainly for:
A salary boost
Advancement opportunities
39% want to pursue contracting as a career
Values matter: 71% would leave a company whose values didn’t align with their own

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 2,800 workers in the U.S.

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