Quitting Your Job

By Cynthia Kong on July 9, 2018 at 5:52am


The main reason workers would quit their current job:

  For more money: 44%    
  For a company with a higher purpose/stronger mission: 12%
  Don’t feel appreciated: 12%
  Bored/unchallenged by work: 12%
  Bad commute/want something closer to home: 7%
  Corporate culture: 7%
  Unhappy with boss: 6%

These 6 cities have the most workers who would quit for more money:

  Des Moines (54%)
  Cleveland (52%)
  Philadelphia (51%)
  Salt Lake City (51%)
  San Diego (50%)
  Detroit (50%)

How the manner in which someone quits affects their future career opportunities, according to HR managers:

  Greatly affects it: 27%
  Somewhat affects it: 56%
  Does not affect it at all: 16%

Source: OfficeTeam surveys of 2,815 workers and 308 HR managers in the United States

Some responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

© 2018 OfficeTeam. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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