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The reasons employees leave companies

According to the book, The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave, authored by Overland Park, KS-based Leigh Branham, reasons employees make the decisions to leave their companies typically fall into four categories of unmet needs of workers:

Lack of Hope

  • Limited career growth or advancement opportunity

Lack of Trust

  • Lack of respect or support by supervisor
  • Supervisor's lack of leadership skills
  • Favoritism by supervisor
  • Poor senior leadership
  • Supervisor's lack of technical skills
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Coworker issues

Lack of Worth

  • Inadequate compensation
  • Inflexible or undesirable work hours
  • Lack of recognition
  • Poor working conditions
  • Lack of training
  • Inadequate benefits

Lack of Competence

  • Boring or unchallenging job duties

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