Attitudes towards career progression in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 8, 2014
Attitudes towards career progression in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014 This statistic shows the attitudes towards career progression in the United Kingdom in 2014. Among employed professionals, 56 percent reported constantly seeking out opportunities to learn new things and develop skills.
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To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

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Share of respondents
Practical experience is worth more on a CV than qualifications, accreditations or certifications63%
I’m constantly seeking out opportunities to learn new things and develop my skills56%
I know exactly where I want my career to be in five years’ time, and how I’m going to get there40%
If my employer doesn’t offer me progression within an acceptable timeframe, I’d prefer to move on rather than wait longer than I want to26%
When I take part in personal development, the ability to add value to my CV is more important than the knowledge or skills I acquire13%
My development isn’t my responsibility, it’s something my employer should lead8%
Share of respondents
Practical experience is worth more on a CV than qualifications, accreditations or certifications63%
I’m constantly seeking out opportunities to learn new things and develop my skills56%
I know exactly where I want my career to be in five years’ time, and how I’m going to get there40%
If my employer doesn’t offer me progression within an acceptable timeframe, I’d prefer to move on rather than wait longer than I want to26%
When I take part in personal development, the ability to add value to my CV is more important than the knowledge or skills I acquire13%
My development isn’t my responsibility, it’s something my employer should lead8%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 8, 2014
This statistic shows the attitudes towards career progression in the United Kingdom in 2014. Among employed professionals, 56 percent reported constantly seeking out opportunities to learn new things and develop skills.
Show more
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