A recent report shows that people in large numbers are preparing to leave their current job. People who feel they are working in oppressive or less satisfying jobs are starting to look for something better. For employers it may mean substantial costs of hiring and training replacement employees. Just as companies are getting their bottom line shored up from a prolonged recession the potential for herds of employees leaving may weaken that margin organizations had hoped for.
Retaining employees may be cheaper than letting them go.