Most professionals unhappy with jobs

EIGHTY percent of Filipino professionals reported dissatisfaction with their jobs and expressed willingness to seek better opportunities elsewhere, according to a recent international research released on Wednesday.

The study, conducted by Accenture surveying more than 3,400 professionals in 29 countries, found that fewer than half of all respondents—43 percent of women and 42 percent of men—are satisfied with their current jobs, but 70 percent plan to stay with their companies.

Philippine-specific findings indicated that the Filipino work force is looking for better compensation, benefits and work-life balance.

Philippine employers would do well, therefore, to focus on efforts addressing these three key employee retention- and-engagement drivers, the study said.

Despite a low job satisfaction, 65 percent of the Philippine work force surveyed want to increase their knowledge and develop their skill sets.

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