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Randstad Workmonitor for Q3 2019

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The Randstad Workmonitor Global Report has been released for Q3, 2019, revealing the latest local and global trends in mobility over time. The report shows data relating to migration, diversity, job satisfaction, and job change appetite, as well as personal motivation based on a rotating set of themed questions.

Some highlights of the report include data that shows:

  • 64% of respondents would consider emigrating if they can improve their career and work-life balance.
  • 50% are willing to emigrate for a substantially higher salary.
  • 54% would rather switch careers than emigrate.
  • 79% enjoy working with people from other cultures.
  • 72% think it’s good that their employer hires foreign workers if the domestic workforce cannot provide the required skills and/or knowledge.

The Workmonitor’s Mobility Index, which tracks employee confidence and captures the likelihood of an employee changing jobs within the next 6 months, provides a comprehensive understanding of sentiments and trends in the job market. The index slightly increased over the last two quarters.

The Workmonitor also tracks actual job changes. The report shows that job changes increased overall in the last quarter, with the highest number in India and the lowest in Luxembourg. The appetite for job change remains highest in India and lowest in Turkey. India also holds the highest level of job satisfaction, while Japan shows the lowest.

The Randstad Workmonitor is published four times a year, making both local and global trends in mobility visible over time. The study is conducted online among employees aged 18-65, working a minimum of 24 hours a week in a paid job (not self-employed). Minimum sample size is 400 interviews per country. The Dynata panel is used for sampling purposes.

The full report can be viewed here.


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