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Unhappy Aussies are looking to quit their job for this

And younger workers are leading the pack

Source | www.hcamag.com | Rachel Ranosa

Nearly a third of workers in Australia are hoping to find greener pastures by quitting their job and starting their own business this year, survey results from an internet domain company revealed.

This desire to launch a new venture was echoed by 30% of respondents to a GoDaddy survey, which explored the entrepreneurial spirit of Aussie workers.

Among the start-up hopefuls, nearly half (48%) were aged 18 to 29 – suggesting a further shift away from traditional employment towards self-employment and other more flexible career opportunities for younger Aussies.

Respondents cited the following reasons for wanting to strike out on their own:

  • Desire for ‘increased earning potential’ (35%)
  • Desire for better work-life balance (30%)
  • Desire to pursue a passion (17%)
  • Desire to contribute solutions to societal/industrial problems (10%)

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