5th January 2022

How can the disconnect between employers and employees be solved?

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Employers are more optimistic about the future of work than their employees according to research*.

Almost half of businesses (45%) predict that staff motivation and performance will increase post-pandemic. However, a third (31%) of employees expect a decline.

Similarly, 44% of businesses believe staff happiness and engagement will increase, whereas 32% of employees feel it will decrease.

42% of employers predict that trust between management and employees will increase, while just 28% of employees agree. In fact, 38% of employees expect the opposite.

The research, based on a survey of over 490 employers and 1,000 employees, also suggests that businesses are overestimating how well they have handled the last 18 months and the subsequent impact on staff retention.

Read the full article here https://www.thehrdirector.com/business-news/employment/research-identifies-performance-happiness-and-trust-gap-between-employers-and-employees/