The Benefits Canada web site posted an interesting article about the attitude change in employees after the recession towards their career paths. After a Global Workforce Study involving interviews with 20,000 employees in 22 markets around the world, the “job for life” employment model is showing signs of becoming an increasingly popular trend. The study found that approximately 80% of employees polled had a desire to ‘go steady’ for the long-term, while 43% want to work for one company during their entire career. There seems to have been a shift during the ‘Great Recession’ from the ‘free agent’ employment model into a more long-term outlook for stability and career development.
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