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The uncomfortable truth about employee morale

Thursday, 20 December 2012

A recent survey of American employees by Linkedin revealed the following findings:

  • More than 30% believe they'll be working someplace else inside of 12 months.
  • More than 40% don't respect the person they report to.
  • More than 50% say they have different values than their employer.
  • More than 60% don't feel their career goals are aligned with the plans their employers have for them.
  • More than 70% don't feel appreciated or valued by their employer.

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The Guardian online reports a slow and uncertain recovery

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

The west's leading economic 'thinktank' has forecast Britain's economy will contract by less than feared this year but warned recovery will be slow and uncertain against a worsening international backdrop.

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CIPD survey questions the meaningfulness of Company Values

Tuesday, 06 November 2012

Just over half (52%) of the 2,000 employees surveyed for the latest CIPD Outlook Survey report agreed that their organisation's values positively influence behaviour at work. The top reason cited by employees who don't believe values have an impact on people's behaviours and decisions in the private sector is that profit is placed ahead of organisational values. The most cited reason by those in the public sector is that there is one rule for senior managers and one rule for everyone else, highlighting the importance of consistency and accountability at all levels within the organisation.

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DevelopChange Director becomes a dad!

Monday, 28 May 2012

Congratulations to David and Azra on the birth of their beautiful daughter Natasha. Welcome to the world of sleepless nights, nappies and a new list of responsibilities. Oh, start worrying now about boyfriends.