MetLife: over 50% of employees are considering leaving their job in the next year and a half

Half would sacrifice salary for benefits

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Employee values and priorities have shifted over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Employee values and priorities have shifted over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic.

UK employees are increasingly thinking about leaving their jobs over the course of the next 18 months, according to new research from MetLife, with 54% indicating they were considering leaving their current employment, and 59% admitting they would start looking for a new job if their work values were not accommodated by their existing employer.

The results of the survey comes amid a growing trend that employee values and priorities, both personally and professionally, have shifted over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. "A chance to reflect and step back, 2021 has given employees the opportunity to make moves if they feel their needs are not being met. While a certain amount of change after such a lifechanging year is inevitable employers can't afford their best talent to walk away, especially in cases where they could have done something...

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