Given the severe impact of the coronavirus upon the global economy, it’s not surprising that many people are rethinking their work and life priorities. According to DeVry University’s “Understanding Workplace Sentiment During COVID-19” survey, one in four respondents said they were thinking of changing careers due to COVID-19, with 38 percent citing a desire to work from home or better work/life balance as their top motivations. Other reasons for rethinking careers due to COVID-19 included job security (13 percent) and less exposure to illness (8 percent), according to the nationwide survey of how American employees understand the resilience of their careers at a moment of profound crisis.
“Our unwavering dedication to understanding and advancing workplace strengths prompted us to take a deep look at career durability as it is being experienced by employees during the COVID-19 crisis,” said Bill Caruso, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of DeVry University.
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