- Employee Development Survey - September 2015

Today’s Talent Flight Risk: Why Your Employees Are Taking Off and What HR Can Do About It

For the second time this year, Saba conducted a survey and asked employees whether they plan to look for a new job in the next six months. For the second time, nearly 1/3 of them said ‘yes’.

It’s clear that retention remains a key problem for employers. But, what do employees really want? We dug into this question and reveal the best way for employers to find out what their own employees want.

In this Research Study, you will learn: 

  • The top reasons employees say they leave
  • Top reasons that employees say they stay
  • How HR to employee communication impacts retention
  • What part HR Technology plays in employee engagement


The survey was administered by Research Now in the U.S. and UK during August and September 2015. In the U.S., the company surveyed 700 human resource professionals and 700 employees between the ages of 18–64, and in the UK, the company surveyed 300 human resource professionals and 300 employees between the ages of 18–64.