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Why do you stay?

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in Best-Practices Leadership,Leaders & Managers

Do you stick with your employer because of the money? Possibly, but research indicates that most people rank other things ahead of cash when it comes to job loyalty.

Here are the top 18 motivations behind why people stay in their jobs:
  1. Opportunities for career growth, learning and development.

  2. Exciting and challenging work.

  3. Work that makes a difference.

  4. Wonderful people to work with.

  5. Being part of a team.

  6. A great boss.

  7. Ample recognition.

  8. A fun job.

  9. Autonomy.

  10. Flexibility in time or dress.

  11. Good pay and benefits.

  12. Strong, inspiring leadership.

  13. Belief in mission.

  14. A great work environment.

  15. Near home/good commute.

  16. Job security.

  17. A family-friendly employer.

  18. Cutting-edge technology.
—Adapted from Love ’Em or Lose ’Em, Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans, Berrett-Koehler.

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