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Past Survey results

What is your main motivator for accepting a new position / job?

  • Clear career progression

    34%
  • Organisation culture

    25%
  • Salary & benefits

    41%

Which method of finding a new job have you had the most success with recently?

  • Online job websites

    50%
  • On social media eg. LinkedIn 

    12%
  • Personal networking eg. referral, word of mouth

    38%

How important is flexible working practices to you in considering an employer?

  • Very important

    89%
  • Not important

    8%
  • Not sure

    3%

How do you ensure you keep your skills relevant?

  • Self-learning & on the-job experience

    70%
  • Training & development provided by my employer/organisation

    25%
  • Formal courses

    5%

Have you ever accepted a counter offer to remain with an employer?

  • Yes, but I stayed less than 12 months

    10%
  • Yes, and I stayed longer than 12 months

    27%
  • No, I rejected the counter offer and left

    63%

Do the online comments of former employees influence your decision to apply or work for an organisation?

  • Yes - definitely 

    34%
  • To some extent – I take them into consideration 

    52%
  • No

    14%

Which method of finding a new job have you had most success with in your career?

  • Online job websites

    60%
  • On social media eg. LinkedIn

    10%
  • Personal networking eg. referral, word of mouth

    30%

Would you drop your salary in order to work from home?

  • Yes – Up to 20%

    24%
  • Yes – Up to 10%

    42%
  • No – I’m happy to commute if it means more money

    34%

Do you believe in job loyalty?

  • Yes – I’ll stay 5+ years with an employer

    54%
  • Yes – I’ll stay up to 5 years with an employer

    32%
  • No – I like to change employers every 1 to 2 years

    14%