Many national “Why People Quit” surveys have been conducted over the years, usually with very similar results. The top responses for ‘reasons for quitting’ routinely surveyed are:
• Lack of Appreciation
• Problems with my immediate supervisor/manager/boss
• No opportunity for advancement
• Poor work environment
Some people do quit to pursue more money, but it is not among the most popular reasons. If you step back and analyze this a little, you realize the top reasons above are all people reasons – the interaction with people. If the people interactions are not meeting your expectations, you soon begin to develop a strong desire to remove yourself from the situation.
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