Will Top Workers Leave in 2012?

Forty-three percent of hiring managers and human resource managers are concerned top workers will leave their organizations in 2012, according to a new survey. The concern could be attributable to an increase in voluntary turnover: workers leaving organizations for other opportunities. A third (34 percent) of human resource managers see an increase in voluntary turnover in 2011.

Hiring managers in industries that rely on high-skilled workers are most concerned about a potential talent exodus from jobs in information technology (54 percent).

Top staffing challenges in 2012:

>> Being able to retain top talent: 35 percent

>> Being able to provide competitive compensation: 35 percent

>> Worker burnout: 32 percent

>> Maintaining productivity levels: 29 percent

>> Being able to provide upward mobility: 26 percent

>> Can’t find high-skilled applicants: 24 percent

>> Don’t have the budget to recruit: 13 percent

—Source: CareerBuilder

Forty-three percent of hiring managers and human resource managers are concerned top workers will leave their organizations in 2012, according to a new survey. The concern could be attributable to an increase in voluntary turnover: workers leaving organizations for other opportunities. A third (34 percent) of human resource managers see an increase in voluntary turnover in 2011.

Hiring managers in industries that rely on high-skilled workers are most concerned about a potential talent exodus from jobs in information technology (54 percent).

Top staffing challenges in 2012:

>> Being able to retain top talent: 35 percent

>> Being able to provide competitive compensation: 35 percent

>> Worker burnout: 32 percent

>> Maintaining productivity levels: 29 percent

>> Being able to provide upward mobility: 26 percent

>> Can’t find high-skilled applicants: 24 percent

>> Don’t have the budget to recruit: 13 percent

—Source: CareerBuilder

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