Meeting professionals tend to be loyal employees. In fact, 39 percent of the 179 respondents to a recent M&C poll have been in their current positions for 11 or more years. Just 16 percent would like to jump ship. Among reasons some might consider leaving, 43 percent cite a "bad boss."
Would you recommend the meetings industry to young people starting their career?46% Definitely39% Probably13% Not sure2% NoWhy have you remained in your current position?69% Enjoyable work64% Flexible environment57% Good salary/benefits49% Comfort with position47% Great co-workers42% Convenient location39% Convenient hours36% Great boss28% Appreciation of boss/clients22% Too busy to job hunt14% Can't find another job12% Adequate support15% Other*Why might you consider leaving?
49% Seeking new challenges43% Bad boss41% Lack of appreciation39% Want better salary/benefits32% Inadequate support29% Bored with current job28% Lack of flexibility25% Unpleasant tasks20% Bad co-workers16% Inconvenient location14% Inconvenient hours13% Lack of comfort with position18% Other*
Source: M&C Research survey of 179 meeting professionals
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