Startups increasingly being preferred: TimesJob study
More people are willing to leave jobs at established companies and work in a startup than they were a year ago, points out a media report.
According to the TimesJob startup study, which covered 900 professionals and with work experience ranging from 0-2 years, 55% of the professionals surveyed are opting to work with startups in 2017. This is against 60% of professionals which had stated a preference for working with larger and more established organizations over the last two years.
According to findings,
Professionals who wish to work for startups:
- Tech Professionals (90%)
- Accounting/finance and admin professionals (70%)
- HR professionals (58%)
The top reasons for working with the startups were as follows:
- Scope for growth (40%)
- Work closely with the management (20%)
- Autonomy (10%)
- Work flexibility and variety (10%)
- Flexibility (20%)
Metros and Tier I and Tier II cities
- 65% of the professionals from metros opt for startups
- 40% from Tier I and Tier II opt for startups
While, 75% of the men surveyed opted for startups, as against 60% women.