This time of year, many people assume the motto, “New year, new job.”
In fact, a fifth (21%) of the 3,252 employees* said their top resolution for 2016 is to leave their current job and find a new one. That’s a 5% increase from last year, when 16% of employees said they’d like to move on.
Among younger workers, the number is even higher. About 30% of millennials — those between the ages of 18 and 34 — expect to have a new job by the end of 2016.
The survey, conducted online by Harris Poll, found the top five New Year’s resolutions among workers this year, aside from landing a new job. They are:
Save more money.
More than a third (38%) of respondents plan to put more of their paycheck into savings this year.
Be less stressed.
About a quarter (28%) want to decrease their stress levels in 2016.
Get a raise or promotion.
Another quarter (26%) would like to move a step up on the ladder over the next 12 months.
Eat healthier at work.
A fifth (19%) plan to consume less junk food at the office.
Learn something new.
About 17% resolve to take more courses, training, or seminars in 2016.
*survey was conducted by CareerBuilder