Two out of ten Romanian private employees are loyal to the company they work for, and 70% say they would consider a change if they find a better option, a UP! Your Service study shows.

At the opposite end, 10% of them do not believe in loyalty to an employer, according to the UP! Your Service study.

The main reason that affects the loyalty of Romanian employees to the employer is the lack of recognition of the merits, 44.8% of the participants in the UP! Your Service study say.

“Of course, salary, along with the extra-salary benefits provided by the company (32.3% of the respondents), as well as high workload (28%), stressful working environment (24.8%), or over-control of activity (24%), “reads the quoted study.

Loyalty to the workplace is also negatively influenced by the lack of the opportunity to advance in career (20.6%), the cumbersome working processes (17.8%), the relationship with the boss (16.8%), the lack of opportunity professional development (16.5%), penalties or penalties (14.2%) or relationship with colleagues (12%).

“While salary is the most important factor in choosing a job, it is no longer the main reason why an employee leaves the current employer. In fact, lack of appreciation is today the most important reason for employees to consider changing jobs. The appreciation it expects comes not only from the manager, it does not just mean benefits and compensation, but it also has to answer the question, “How valuable am I here?” That an employee can put on. If he does not feel valued, he will be tempted to look for a new job and the decisive factors in his choice will be the salary offered and the brand’s reputation” says Elena Călin, CEO of UP! Your Service Romania.

Four out of ten private employees think managers do not encourage and support their development, and more than half say they do not receive valuable feedback from the manager to help them grow or think the organization is not investing in them, giving them the opportunity to learn new things and to expand their knowledge and skills.

At the same time, almost 60% believe that the organization they work for does not give them the chance to build a career plan or to promote or provide training to help them build the skills they need to develop their activity , the UP study shows. Your Service.

When it comes to what the current employer is doing to loose his employees, one-third of respondents do not think the organization they are working with carries out loyalty initiatives.

Others say that the methods of loyalty found in their company include encouraging teamwork (33.1%), pleasant and relaxed working environment (24.5%), free expression of ideas and constant feedback (23.9 %), the complex package of extra salary benefits (16.5%), the balance between work and personal life (16.5%).

Fewer are the ones who enjoy the fact that the organization offers equal opportunities for career development and advancement for all its employees (14%), organizes events dedicated to the families of its employees (9.2%), constantly shows employees how important they are for the company (8.5%).

UP study! Your Service Romania was done between 1 and 30 September 2018 on a sample of 2,042 private-sector employees across the country.

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