DEMOTED AT WORK
46% of companies have demoted an employee, according to HR managers.
The reason for the demotion?
|39% Poor performance|
|38% Employee was recently promoted but not succeeding in new role|
|16% Organizational restructuring/position eliminated|
|6% Voluntary demotion|
(Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.)
More than 1 in 10 workers (14%) have been demoted.
What did they do in response?
|52% Quit the job|
|50% Tried to handle the news as gracefully as possible|
|47% Got upset and lost interest in work|
|41% Focused on excelling in the new position|
(Respondents who said they have been demoted. Multiple responses allowed.)
Source: OfficeTeam surveys of more than 300 HR managers and more than 1,000 workers in the United States
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