What generational divide?

Workers across different age groups tend to leave or start new jobs for similar reasons, according to analysis by senior partners Aaron De Smet and Bill Schaninger and colleagues. Among employees who plan to leave their jobs, for example, both Gen Zers and boomers cite lack of career development and advancement as a top reason. Age groups diverge, however, when it comes to why workers stay. Younger workers favor flexibility, while older workers are more likely to cite compensation as a reason. Click through the interactive to see more.

To read the article, see “Gen what? Debunking age-based myths about worker preferences,” April 20, 2023.