ATLANTA, Ga. – It’s a dream so many have….to win the lottery! But what if you actually won the jackpot, would you quit your job?
It’s an intriguing question that was posed to workers across the country in a survey and the responses may surprise you.
It turns out that 51% of those who participated in a new Careerbuilder survey said that they would continue to work, even after hitting it big in the lottery.
30% said they would keep the job they have now.
Careerbuilder polled a representative sample of more than 3,000 workers in the U.S. and found out why so many people would choose to stay employed even if they were rolling in cash.
77% said they would be bored if they didn’t work.
76% said work gives them a sense of accomplishment.
42% said they want financial security in addition to their winnings.
23% said they’d miss their coworkers.
But for those who would quit their jobs…
48% of the people polled said they would give the proper and standard two week notice, or would be willing to stick around until their company could find a replacement.
13% said they would resign the day they won the lottery.
3% said they would tell off their boss when they quit.
2% said they would just not show up for work at all.