Over 30% of Indian workers want to change jobs: Report

Over 30% of Indian workers want to change jobs: Report


The survey also highlighted that employees expect more transparency and support.

New Delhi:

A report by PwC India states that over 30 per cent of Indian employees want to change jobs, while 71 per cent feel they are being overlooked for career advancement.

Workplaces in India have changed a lot in the last few years, with a paradigm shift in the mindset of both employers and employees.

PwC’s India Workforce Hopes and Fairs Survey 2022 states that while employers are more focused on building a resilient workforce strategy, employees are driven by opportunities for fulfillment, creativity, innovation and authenticity, apart from financial rewards .

The report is based on the findings of PwC’s Global Workforce Hopes and Fairs Survey 2022. The survey covered 2,608 participants from India and 93 percent of them were full-time employees.

As per the survey, 34 per cent of the respondents in India believe that they are highly/very likely to move to a new employer as compared to 19 per cent globally.

In addition, 32 percent said they plan to leave the workforce.

Millennials are most likely to seek new employment, with 37 percent indicating they are likely to change employers in the next 12 months.

While Gen Z employees are less likely to quit, about a third of them are highly or very likely to demand reduction in working hours.

Chaitali Mukherjee, Partner and Leader, People and Organisations, PwC India said that the disruptive landscape of social, environmental, economic and geo-political changes has had a profound impact on organizations and their workforce strategies.

Mukherjee said leaders need to consider these disruptions while making their short and long term plans for the organization as well as their people.

Mukherjee said, “For an organization to be fit for the future, it is imperative that the employee’s vision, with well-defined concrete measures to bring about greater alignment between these two aspects, takes into account the dynamics of the workforce. Keeping in line with the employer’s approach to accelerate change,” Mukherjee said. ,

More than half of survey respondents were concerned about the lack of opportunities to work with or learn technical skills from their colleagues.

This learning gap starts at the top, with more than 50 percent of CEOs citing a lack of opportunities to learn technical skills, it said.

It further noted that sensitive social and political topics are taking an increasingly important place in workplace interactions, with 75 per cent of employees having conversations of this nature, highlighting the need for employers to proactively create safe spaces for such interactions. inserted.

The survey also highlighted that employees expect greater transparency and support in incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) ideas into their work.

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