XYZ University recently surveyed more than 500 millennials ages 21–34 to shed light on employee turnover.

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XYZ University, a leadership preparation program, recently surveyed more than 500 millennials ages 21–34 to shed light on employee turnover.

From the survey, here are 10 reasons why millennials quit their jobs:

• Wanted to take a risk since recession ended

• To take a job that better fit their identity

• To find a job that would help them stay competitive

• To make a difference in the world

• To be mentored

• So they could use all or most of their skills

• Because they were not given the truth about what to expect on the job

• Inflexible work schedules, which were needed because they were in school and working at the same time

• Opportunities for better pay

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