Here are the 6 most popular resolutions your coworkers are making for 2017


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Get a head start on achieving these goals.

This time of year, many people assume the motto, "New year, new job."


In fact, a fifth (22%) of the 3,411 employees surveyed by CareerBuilder said their top resolution for 2017 is to leave their current job and find a new one.

Among younger workers, the number is even higher. About 35% of those between the ages of 18 and 34 expect to have a new job by the end of 2017.

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The CareerBuilder survey, conducted online by Harris Poll, reveals the top five New Year's resolutions among workers this year, aside from landing a new job. Here they are, along with some useful links to articles that can help you achieve these goals:

Save more money

Almost half (49%) of respondents plan to put more of their paycheck into savings this year.


Be less stressed

About a third (38%) want to decrease their stress levels in 2017.

Get a raise or promotion

Another third (30%) would like to move a step up on the ladder over the next 12 months.

Eat healthier at work

More than a quarter (28%) plan to consume less junk food at the office.

Learn something new

Just over a half (26%) resolve to take more courses, training, or seminars in 2017.

Jacquelyn Smith contributed to an earlier version of this article.


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