Nearly one in four worker in the accounting/finance field say that they are dissatisfied in their current positions, and one in three say that they plan to find a new job in 2006, according to a survey from online job site CareerBuilder.com.
Workers cited dissatisfaction with pay, increased workloads and lack of career advancement as the leading factors influencing their decision to look for new opportunities this year.
The survey was conducted from Nov. 15 through Dec. 6, 2005, and involved collecting responses from more than 150 accounting/finance workers from a random sample of panel members approached via an e-mail invitation.
Approximately two-thirds of those workers surveyed said that they did not receive a bonus last year, while 33 percent were not given a raise. At the same time, nearly 60 percent of the surveyed workers said that their workload had increased over the last six months.
In other findings, sector workers voiced concerns over the career advancement opportunities and training available from their current employers. When it comes to moving ahead, 29 percent of accounting/finance workers said that they felt they were overlooked for promotions in the past, and 35 percent were disappointed with the opportunities their jobs offer for advancement within the organization.
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