Recruiters have a bumper new year in store, with a high percentage of the population planning to look for a new job once they have seen in 2005.
A survey by recruitment website totaljobs.com concluded that 42% of UK workers would make finding a new job one of their new year resolutions. A quarter said career advancement was the main reason for looking elsewhere.
The survey also found that failure to keep workers motivated has prompted the rise of the �nomadic employee�. This is particularly prevalent in the under-20 age group, many of whom have had up to five jobs since leaving full-time education.
Tracy Flowerday, business development director of Badenoch & Clark, believes there are many reasons why employees leave their jobs. �Contrary to popular belief, money isn�t usually top of the list,� said Flowerday. �Stress, feeling undervalued and boredom feature most highly.� RECRUITER