Interesting research demonstrating that many organisations may need to review their recruitment processes in terms of the skills they are testing and how they present the opportunity and themselves as an employer. Honesty and authenticity are key in managing employee expectations from the outset - without - the impact on short term attrition could be challenging. Employees appreciate honesty and insight into what to expect on starting a new job so reviewing processes to ensure they are managing expectations is key.
Almost half (48%) of employees have left a role because it wasn’t what they expected it to be, according to a ThriveMap survey. Among Generation Z employees (those aged 18 to 24) this figure was even higher, with three-quarters (73%) stating that they had left a role because it didn’t meet their expectations.