Top 3 Reasons Dubai Professionals quit their jobs

Low salary tops list of reasons, a survey shows

According to a new survey published by regional jobs portal, low salary is the most compelling factor that sees employees switch jobs.

Not being paid enough is the primary main motivator for resigning. Almost half (45.2 per cent) of the respondents who participated in the survey cited financial insecurity, which derives out of low pay, as their primary reason for changing jobs.

Employees in the Middle East can expect an average 5.4 per cent raise in pay for 2013. Those working in the UAE can see a 5 per cent rise in their personal incomes this year, according to the latest total remuneration survey conducted by Mercer.

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About the author

Kazim Ladimeji is the Director of—a resource for start-ups, small business and job seekers. It includes a blog with career and small business advice articles. Kazim is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and has been a practising HR professional for 14 years.

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