According to a study from Gallup, 89% of employers believe that workers leave their company for more money. However, as it turns out, only a mere 12% of people actually do leave for that reason.
If there’s one thing that this illustrates, it’s this: When it comes to workplace satisfaction, there is a major disconnect between employees and their employers.
So, why do people really leave?
It often boils down to a lack of intrinsic motivation. While businesses currently do a lot to encourage their employees to chase money, a promotion, or a prize, there isn’t enough being done to foster a true sense of pride and satisfaction.
These extrinsic business operations may be hurting more than they’re helping. Check out this infographic from Officevibe for tips on how to reduce turnover by inspiring more genuine employee motivation.