Top 10 reasons
employees resign
According to Gallup, 77% of workers hate their job. That’s
right – they “hate” their job. They do not just “dislike” their
job. It’s not that they “do not care for” their job. They HATE it!
Although most will stay put, each day some of this group will
turn in their resignations, costing their employer huge
turnover expenses.

We must begin by eliminating a huge myth: “employees
leave most often because of money”. Although, some will tell
their employer in an exit interview they are leaving because
of wages, it is seldom mentioned when a third party does
the exit interviewing. The real reasons, which follow, are
kept from employer-driven exit-interviews because they may
be considered negative toward the employer, hurting
chances to return to the employer at a later date or to get a
good recommendation for a future job. Sharing this
information with third party interviewers, trained specifically
to ask the right questions, is less threatening as it does not
go back to the employer with a name attached to a specific

Another myth is that employees leave to “find a better
opportunity”. According to the book “
The 7 Hidden Reasons
Employees Leave” by Leigh Branham, the seeds of
discontent go much deeper. The book supposes that even if
this reason was correct and valid, it would signal a failure of
management, not a legitimate reason for departure.

There are ten main reasons employees voluntarily leave
their employers. Of course, these ten reasons do not include
retirements nor does it include the unpreventable departures
due to job or employee relocations, as these cannot
generally be prevented.

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