Core values have become an integral part of every organization across industries. This helps control and shape the workforce. With more and more employees talking about workplace values, it gets tough to identify and put the right values in place if you don’t have an idea as to what workplace values, and perks your employees are expecting from your company!
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A recent employee engagement survey by GoodFirms, a renowned B2B research, ratings, and reviews platform, brought forward many insightful revelations. The survey was carried out on a sample size of 762 full-time professionals from various industries across the globe. Most of the respondents were from the US, the UK, Australia, India, Canada, Poland, Singapore, Belarus, Germany, and Ukraine. All the employees taking part in the survey were asked questions related to their workplace perks, values, workplace bullying, compensation, and reasons for switching companies.
The study showed that “growth opportunities” at the job was a top-rated value, with 73.62% employees rating it as “very important.”
Among the other four job values that were in the very important list were work aligned with interests (71.40%), fair treatment at the workplace (70.87%), work-life balance (70.60%), and friendly boss/colleagues (69.53%).
“Good salary” was rated very important by 61.20% of the employees while jolly work environment was very important for 53.54% of them.
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While focusing on technical competencies is important, the significance of strong core values in running an organization smoothly can’t be ruled out. Now that it’s evident that a good salary is “somewhat important” to 31.76% of employees, it’s time to lay emphasis on workplace values for the organization’s own good.