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52% Indians willing to give up salaries for job security

June 19, 2019 15:40 IST

With the fear of job crisis across the country, Indian professionals are looking for job security now more than ever.

52 per cent Indians willing to give up 10 per cent salary for job security

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According to the Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR) 2019, released Monday, Amazon was ranked as the top employer.

The American multinational scored high on financial health, utilisation of latest technologies and a strong reputation.

The comprehensive REBR report covered 75 per cent of the global economy with 32 participating countries and more than 2,00,000 respondents worldwide.

As per the report, the top driver for the Indian workforce while choosing an employer are salary and employee benefits, followed by work-life balance and job security.

The detailed report noted that as much as 52% of the workforce is willing to forfeit over 10% of their salary, to have job security.

With the fear of job crisis across the country, Indian professionals are looking for job security now more than ever.

In fact, it is one of the key driving factors to employee retention as well.

Nearly 45 per cent of respondents said that job security is a key aspect while deciding whether to stay on with their current employer.

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