When the economy improves, do you expect your staffers to stay put? According to a new survey from Deloitte, many American employees may be searching for greener pastures. The reason? Lack of trust in leadership. You’d be wise to make sure that’s not the case at your company. The New York Post writes:
Just wait until the recession is over.
One-third of American workers claim they will look for a new job once the economy gets better, according to a survey released today.
A whopping 48 percent of those who want to change jobs are mainly motivated by a loss of trust in their employers, according to Deloitte’s fourth annual "Ethics & Workplace Survey."
“With lack of trust and transparency factoring into the employment decision of roughly half of the respondents who plan to job hunt in the coming months, business leaders must be mindful of the importance of both on talent management and retention strategies, as well as the bottom line impact,” said Sharon Allen, chairman of the board at Deloitte.
Forty-six percent also said a lack of transparent communication from their organization’s leadership was the reason why they were not happy at work.
“The survey shows that trust and flexibility are critical in today’s workplace," said Allen.
After all, you can’t go the distance, with too much resistance … and so forth.