The annual survey by Investors in People revealed that 47% of British workers are looking to move jobs in 2018. Although 12% down on the 2017 survey of 59% it remains a worrying trend for large and small businesses alike.
Some 1 in 4 workers cited poor management as the core reason for wanting to move jobs. Pay is also a key driver of discontentedness which is exacerbated by lack of career progression.
The top 3 things workers liked about their current job
When asked what the top 3 things workers liked most about their current jobs the survey revealed:
- Flexible working: 33%
- A good team: 33%
- Enjoyable work: 34%
The 3 things workers liked least about their jobs.
When asked what were the 3 things workers liked least about their jobs the survey revealed:
- No career progression: 20%
- Working hours: 20%
- The pay: 23%
Does a focus on excellence in people management actually make a difference? See the impact of investing in people here
Staffordshire Moorlands businesses will want to retain their best workers who they have invested in, with skills and development training and not to lose them to a competitor or another industry. The cost of accquiring and training a new employee is far greater than the benefits of investing in the current workforce and taking them with you on the journey of business growth.
The Investors in People framework enables businesses to benchmark themselves against performance indicators proven to increase productivity and efficiciency gains.