Wages Predict Career Advancement Expectations, New Data Shows
Almost 30% of Israelis who make over $4,000 a month consider promotion possible, while only 11% of those who earn less than $1,700 do
Sixty-six percent of those surveyed left their last workplace of their own volition, 25% were fired or let go due to cuts, and 8% retired due to age. Of those who left willingly, 21% left because they were unhappy, 20% left because they felt advancement opportunities were better elsewhere, 8% left to take care of kids, a family member, or the household, and 7% left due to a medical condition. On average, men tend to leave more due to dissatisfaction or a search for better promotion opportunities, while women are more inclined to leave to take care of a family member.Sixty-five percent of those aged 30 and over who switched a workplace in the last decade are happier at their current workplace. When taking their reasons for leaving into account, 72% of those who left willingly are happier compared to 56% of those who were laid off. Of those who switched workplaces, 29% settled for a lower salary, and 32% for a longer commute.