Over 40% Of Professionals Are Looking For A New Job This Year

If employers thought the Great Resignation was easing, it looks like they are mistaken. In fact, a new survey reveals there are still plenty of workers looking to make an employment change this year. 

A new Robert Half poll finds:

  • 41% of workers admit they are looking for, or plan to look for a new job in the second half of the year.
  • 88% of those employees feel confident that their skill set and marketability can get them a new job.
  • The employees most likely looking for a new gig include:
    • 25- to 40-year-olds (53%)
    • Technology professionals (52%)
    • Working parents (50%)
    • Employees who have been with their company for 5-9 years (49%)
  • But why are so many still looking for new work?
  • Well, the main reasons folks are looking for a new gig include:
    • A salary boost (65%)
    • Greater opportunities for advancement (39%)
    • A career change after experiencing burnout (34%)
  • Of those looking for a change, 55% are interested in a hybrid working environment, while 54% want to be fully remote. 
  • And it’s pretty apparent most employees are moving on to bigger and better things.
  • The poll finds only 10% of workers who have been at their current job a year or less regret resigning from their previous gig. 

Source: Robert Half


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