In a recent article for businessinsider.com, Annie Murphy Paul discusses recent findings of why young people leave their jobs and what would make them stay.
According to a new Harvard Business Review study, the number one reason young professionals leave their organizations is that they are not learning enough.
The research shows that employees under the age of 30 leave their employers after an average of 28 months, citing not being challenged enough as the major reason for moving on to a new job. Most young workers have no intention of sticking around if training opportunities are minimal and growth within the company is sporadic.
In order to retain young talent, employers must realize that learning new skills is expected at work. Companies that would like to retain the best talent need to make learning a key ingredient to its environment.
For more information, read the businessinsider.com article, “This Is The Biggest Reason Talented Young Employees Quit Their Jobs”