Real Reasons Employees Leave Your Company [Infographic]

Why do employees leave your company? It’s probably not for the reasons you think.

Bolt Insurance put together the infographic below to identify the biggest reasons why employees leave their jobs and companies using information about the biggest stress inducers identified through research by the American Psychological Association and information about reasons employees leave companies from a Gallup survey.

Furthermore, the infographic quantifies the direct and indirect cost to a company when an employee leaves. For example, did you know that the average turnover cost for an employee earning $8 per hour is $5,500 to the company? You can see all of the data in the infographic below.

Biggest Reasons Employees Leave Your Company
Via: BOLT Insurance

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Susan Gunelius

Susan Gunelius is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Women on Business. She is a 20-year veteran of the marketing field and has authored ten books about marketing, branding, and social media, including the highly popular 30-Minute Social Media Marketing, Content Marketing for Dummies, Blogging All-in-One for Dummies and Kick-ass Copywriting in 10 Easy Steps. Susan’s marketing-related content can be found on,,,, and more. Susan is President & CEO of KeySplash Creative, Inc., a marketing communications company. She has worked in corporate marketing roles and through client relationships with AT&T, HSBC, Citibank, Intuit, The New York Times, Cox Communications, and many more large and small companies around the world. Susan also speaks about marketing, branding and social media at events around the world and is frequently interviewed by television, online, radio, and print media organizations about these topics. She holds an MBA in Management and Strategy and a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.

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