In this edition of the Workforce Confidence Index, LinkedIn looked at how open Canadians are to switching industries and the reasons for doing so, finding that better compensation was among the top reasons Canadian’s are making the switch.
- 57% of those who are open to new jobs said they were either currently considering changing industries (42%) or were either actively looking to do so or had changed industries in the last year (15%).
- Other top drivers of industry change included flexible work hours, better benefits, and greater job stability.
- For those who wouldn’t consider a change in industry, 68% said they enjoy the nature of their job, 42% wanted to build more expertise in their industry, with 30% saying they wanted to strengthen their relationships in their industry.
For the full results, including gender and COVID-related viewpoints, visit here.