Study Sounds warning on New Breed of Employees
A major international study has warned that nearly half the workforce has adopted a new set of values which makes them more confident about changing jobs and very particular about the companies for which they work.
The study also found that employers who maintain a traditional "command and control" management style are at serious risk of losing a key segment of their workforce. The study identified a new class of workers who shared some key values about their role in the workforce. These included:
The study found 22% of employees now fall into this category, and importantly, another 49% of the workforce shared these values.
Interim Services US ceo, Ray Marcy said the study showed traditional management risked alienating the emergent workforce. They were more likely to work for companies which: