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Last month I highlighted some initial data from Spherion’s Emerging Workforce Study and this month I’m back with more helpful information in the form of an infographic (I love anything that simplifies data.) Findings from the study indicate that workers play a large role as brand advocates but workers and employers don’t see eye-to-eye when it comes to retention tactics and the leadership pipeline talent is a challenge for companies.
Key Findings From The Study Include:
- Employers believe the most important aspects for worker retention include the management climate (89%), an employee’s relationship with his or her supervisor (85%) and the culture and work environment (81%).
- However, workers feel financial compensation (78%), benefits (76%) and growth and earnings potential (71%) will influence whether they continue to work at a company.
- Only 35% of workers would say something very positive in discussing their company with other people.
- Another 32% would say something only somewhat positive about their employer.
- Nearly half (42%) of workers would write a negative review online or post their dissatisfaction via social media if they have a negative customer service experience with a company.
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