13 signs an employee is heading for the exit door

13 signs an employee is heading for the exit door

Sometimes, an employee quitting is a real shock, and other times, everyone secretly rolls their eyes and mutters to themselves they saw it coming months ago.

To provide managers with a clearer insight into whether someone is heading towards the exit door, researchers at Harvard University have uncovered a set of behavioural changes that employees usually exhibit.

As reported in Harvard Business Review, after an in-depth analysis of ‘pre-quitting behaviours’ across managers and employees in a range of industries and geographies, they came up with a list of 13 traits that best represent employees’ inclination toward voluntary turnover.

And it’s surprising to note that a rise in doctor’s appointments and leaving a CV on the office printer didn’t make the cut.

The list of 13 can be viewed on the next page...


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