Retention Survey 2004

The Chart Your Course International staff has worked hard to complete the 2004 Job Satisfaction and Retention Survey.

Chart Your Course International conducted the following survey in August 2004. The survey had 455 respondents. We expanded the survey in 2004 and conducted two variations to include both a General Business and a Healthcare version.

Key Findings:

  • Salary has become the top issue as to why people will “stay,” or “leave” their organization for another.
  • The number of people considering leaving their current employer for another has increased since the first survey in 2001.
  • Communication issues have increased in importance as to what causes low morale and “dissatisfaction” at work.

Question 12 indicates a large portion of potential in the workforce is going untapped. Over 70 percent of the respondents indicated they had ideas/suggestions that could be used to improve productivity between 30-60 percent.

Survey is located at:

Best, Greg Smith


5 thoughts on “Retention Survey 2004

  1. Greg, I read through your survey but didn’t respond because the questions were geared to people who remained in their jobs voluntarily – by that I mean that they are free to leave without the threat of legal action and tremendous financial impact caused by deep pocketed employers.

    Many employers have, in the past 10 years, enacted binding non-compete agreements that preclude employee mobility. These are enacted by potential employee in good faith but are afterward abrogated by the employer.

    Employers are then free to tout: “he who has the gold makes the rules”, talk and act as “owners” of the employees, and otherwise meet the conditions your other respondents demonstrated below. Employees typically have no recourse – just suck it up until these petty tyrants run their course and sell the company to a larger fish in accordance with this now most popular US business model.

    Regards, Bruce

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