My company has a high employee attrition rate, even when the pay is good and the benefits are superb.
Some people leave because they are not able to take the stress. Other folks depart to pursue further studies. But the most obvious reason for resignation tends to be "greener pastures on the other side".
Gone is the era when a worker is expected to remain loyal to the employer from graduation to retirement. Job hopping is no longer frowned upon. Nowadays, people talk about the money, about being appreciated, and about having "work-life balance".
"Don't get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life."
- Dolly Parton
Having ventured on four different career paths in four different industries, it took me a decade to finally realize the importance of job stability.
I have also come to understand that it is far better to be a "big fish in ...