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Majority of employees intend to switch jobs within year:Survey

With a new wave of career opportunities in the country, employees are more likely to switch jobs in the next one year, according to a survey.It found that 82 <g data-gr-id="16" style="color: #3b3b3b; font-size: 11px;">per cent</g> of respondents were likely to change jobs in the next 12 months, with many looking for a role change. As many as 73 <g data-gr-id="17" style="color: #3b3b3b; font-size: 11px;">per cent</g> of respondents admitted to appearing for an interview in past 12 months, Michael Page India’s 2015 Employee Intentions report said. “About 82 <g data-gr-id="18" style="color: #3b3b3b; font-size: 11px;">per cent</g> of the respondents are likely to change roles in next 12 months,” said.High attrition levels have led to higher expectations, and the most common employee intention that has increased is changing roles, by over 26 <g data-gr-id="19" style="color: #3b3b3b; font-size: 11px;">per cent</g> or above, it showed.Most Indians work long hours, with 34 per cent saying that they work more than 51 hours each week, it said.“India’s talent pool has very high potential indeed. The market is currently at its prime and businesses would do well to have their ears to the ground while formulating their retention strategies in order to avoid losing their star performers. 
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