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Comment from totaljobs on CIPD findings that almost a quarter of UK workers are looking for new work

John Salt, Group Sales Director, totaljobs, said:

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“It is interesting to see that despite economic growth and low unemployment rates, job satisfaction amongst employees is actually decreasing. The ongoing candidate-led market means employees have more options in who they work for and this is leading to high expectation for improved workplace conditions and a greater sense of job satisfaction. Employees are more likely to switch jobs to find a company where they feel more valued and can further their career. In fact, totaljobs research with The Boston Consulting Group found that the three most important factors for job satisfaction were appreciation for good work, strong relationships with colleagues and a work-life balance – all more important than salary. To improve employee satisfaction and retention levels, employers need to foster a positive working environment and company culture, for example through offering flexible working, tailored employee benefits, or regular training and career development opportunities, to help create a healthy, happy workplace.”