TRENDING NOW - Won The Lottery, Now What?

TRENDING NOW - Won The Lottery, Now What?

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 and the responses may surprise you.
So, if you won the lottery today, would you keep working or quit your job?

It turns out that 51-percent of those who participated in a new CareerBuilder survey said that they would continue to work, even after hitting it big in the lottery and 30-percent said they'd keep the job they have now.

CareerBuilder polled a representative sample of more than 3,000 workers in the US and found out why so many people would choose to stay employed even if they were rolling in cash:
  • 77-percent said they'd be bored if they didn't work.
  • 76-percent said work gives them a sense of accomplishment.
  • 42-percent said they want financial security in addition to their winnings.
  • And 23-percent said they'd miss their coworkers.
But for those who would quit their jobs:
  • 48-percent 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 a replacement.
  • 13-percent said they would resign the day they won the lottery.
  • Three-percent said they would tell off their boss when they quit.
  • And two-percent said they would just not show up for work at all.
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