Developing New Skills Ranks Second To Salary in Tower Perrin Study

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02.28.08

Do you understand your employees’ motivations and desires to the same extent as your customers? Perhaps not, and here is the opportunity for you. The Towers Perrin Global Workforce Study had some interesting findings related to innovation, learning and development. First, improving one’s skills and capabilities ranked second to competitive base pay in a list of key drivers for employees in attraction, retention and engagement. The Tower Perrin Global Workforce Study polled 90,000 workers in 18 countries on drivers to being attracted and engaged at an organization. Specifically, the top five drivers of engagement include:

  • Competitive base pay
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Challenging Work
  • Flexible Work Location
  • Flexible Schedule

So how does your organization stack up against these top five? You can see all the results at theTowers Perrin website.

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