Happy employees are much more productive than their unhappy counterparts. And what’s one thing that makes employees happy? Advancement opportunities at work.

According to a new infographic from social recruiting suite RolePoint, 44 percent of employees say career advancement opportunities are very important – but 45 percent of employees are unhappy with the advancement opportunities their employers offer them.

If you want to lower turnover and boost engagement, you’d do well to start by making sure your employees have access to internal advancement opportunities. As a bonus, you’ll also save yourself some time and money: Internal hires tend to cost less than external hires, and they tend to get up to speed in their new roles more quickly.

Check out the full infographic below to learn more about why cultivating your internal talent is an excellent idea:


Master the art of closing deals and making placements. Take our Recruiter Certification Program today. We're SHRM certified. Learn at your own pace during this 12-week program. Access over 20 courses. Great for those who want to break into recruiting, or recruiters who want to further their career.
Like this article? We also offer tons of free eBooks on career and recruiting topics - check out Get a Better Job the Right Way and Why It Matters Who Does Your Recruiting.
in Employee Engagement]