Jumping Ship — What’s Behind It?
February 1, 2016

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Written by: Donna Gaines

When employees quit, the main reason is that they were not well matched to their jobs in the first place.” Caliper, a Princeton-based human resource firm, reached that conclusion after surveying 180 companies’ exit interviews. Contrary to some views, employees do not jump ship because of money (only 26 percent mentioned wages) or workplace conflict (11 percent). Rather, the reason most give (40 percent) is a combination of limited challenge, poor advancement potential, and insufficient recognition.

Confirming this, a recent Wall

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