Top reasons why workers are quitting right now and what HR can do about it
Startling research has found that Gen Z workers in their mid-20s and younger are not afraid to leave a job within six months if they feel the role isn’t a good fit for them.
In HRMorning’s “Voices of HR” podcast, Kathryn Minshew, CEO of The Muse, revealed what’s causing them to leave, and what it means for you.
CEO, The Muse
Kathryn Minshew is the founder of The Muse, a career platform used by over 70 million people to find jobs at companies whose people, benefits, and values align with their unique professional needs. Under her leadership The Muse has pioneered the concept of a values-based job search and was recently named one of Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.
In 2022, she led The Muse’s acquisition of Fairygodboss.com, the largest online career community for women. Kathryn is the host of The Muse’s podcast, “The New Rules of Work,” and her first book, “The New Rules of Work: The Muse Playbook for Navigating Your Career,” was a Wall Street Journal national bestseller. She has spoken at MIT and Harvard, contributed to The Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review, and appeared on “Today” and CNN.
“The #1 reason we hear again and again from Gen Z and Millennial talent (for why they quit their job) is a mismatch between expectations before starting a job and the reality of that role. We call it ‘shift shock’ . . . and 41% of candidates in our recent survey would only evaluate a new job for two to six months before deciding that it wasn’t right.”
CEO, The Muse