Why do they stay?

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Researchers have uncovered the motivations behind why employees stay loyal to their employers. Here are the top 18:
  1. Opportunities for career growth, learning and development.

  2. Exciting and challenging work.

  3. Work that makes a difference or a contribution.

  4. Wonderful people to work with.

  5. The experience of being part of a team.

  6. A great boss.

  7. Ample recognition.

  8. A fun job.

  9. Autonomy.

  10. Flexibility in time or dress demands.

  11. Good pay and benefits.

  12. Strong, inspiring leadership.

  13. Belief in the organization’s mission or offerings.

  14. A great work environment.

  15. A location near home and 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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