‘Great resignation’ may be exaggerated but finance is in focus
But for many, a ‘great reckoning’ is taking place, where workers assess how their job is benefiting their lives and goals, and how it is not.
For low-income workers, finances, personal loans and job security are all priorities, but the top concern is the ability to retire.
For high-income people, finances are not a concern, but they are concerned about their workload, free time, personal fulfillment and purpose, and their personal relationships.
Mercer’s Inside Employee Minds survey shows that 56% of low-income workers and 42% of high-income workers say their wages are inadequate; This is the top reason an employee might consider leaving their current role.
preparing for retirement
The report said retirement, a major concern for employees, should also be a focus for employers.