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Questions - Employment - November 5-6, 2012

51% Say Staying With Current Company Best Opportunity for Career Advancement
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National Survey of 625 Employed Adults

Conducted November 5-6, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How long will you work for your current employer?

 

              7% Less than one year

            14% One to five years

            50% More than five years

            28% Not sure

 

2* Will your next job be better than your current job?

 

    36% Yes

    23% No

    24% You will retire after this job

    17% Not sure

 

3* Do you have a better opportunity for career advancement by staying within your current company or by going to work for someone else?

 

    51% Staying with current company

    32% Going to work for someone else

    18% Not sure

 

4* A year from today, will you be earning more money than you earn today, less than today, or about the same amount as you earn today?

 

    38% More

    14% Less

    43% About the same amount

      5% Not sure

 

5* Do you consider yourself wealthy, upper middle class, middle class, or poor?

 

      5% Wealthy

    21% Upper middle class

    65% Middle class

      9% Poor

      0% Not sure

 

6* Are you looking for another job outside of your current company?

 

    18% Yes

    79% No

      3% Not sure

 

7* When you leave your current job, will it be your choice or your employer’s choice?

 

    68% Your choice

    13% Your employer’s choice

    19% Not sure

 

8* How long have you worked for your current employer?

   

      9% Less than 6 months

      7% Six months to a year

    12% One to two years

      7% Three to four years

    66% Five years or more

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence