Unemployment numbers have increased in the past 2 months; it may seem unlikely for employees to switch jobs.
The majority of US workers who are still employed amid the COVID-19 crisis (78%) prefer to stay on with their current company for as long as they can.
Still, certain segments of the workforce remain optimistic about their job prospects elsewhere even during the pandemic.
Age appears to play a part in a worker’s openness to switching jobs, but so does the organization’s treatment of employees:
69% of those aged 44 and younger said they would rethink staying on in their job.
Meanwhile, 60% of those from the same age group say they would even consider joining a company that is “actively making a difference to help the situation”.
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