Employees who leave companies on bad terms have no qualms about trash-talking their former employers, with as many as 75% of departing workers saying they'd advise job candidates to avoid their former companies. That's up from 42% since 2008, suggesting that companies' recessionary tactics might have taken a toll on their workforce. "They created a sense that 'the company doesn't care about me,'" consultant Brian Kropp says.

Related Summaries