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‘Report card’ shows employer grades declining

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‘Report card’ shows employer grades declining

Postby paulg » Sun Jan 27, 2008 11:16 pm

‘Report card’ shows employer grades declining <=== click to read article

[quote]Janis Foord Kirk

Monday, January 21, 2008

Employees who had to endure performance reviews last year can take some comfort in knowing that their employers faced one, as well. And that it suggests that significant upgrading is needed.

More than 2,000 Canadian workers logged online last November to complete an Ipsos Reid survey and tell all. They were asked to grade their employers and rate their overall job satisfaction; to describe their personal work styles and preferences and indicate whether they enjoyed working for their employers, whether they trusted and respected them and if their work was challenging.

RBC, one of Canada’s largest employers, commissioned the poll but it was not a survey of RBC employees, or even corporate employees, says Christianne Paris, RBC’s vice president of Recruitment and Learning.

It was a “report card,â€

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Postby NC » Mon Jan 28, 2008 9:10 am

I wonder if the Iposos Reid folks would mind doing the same survey to see if Union Members feel their union gets passing grades.

So, 2000 employees:

360 - "Excellant" employer
860 - "Good" employer
560 - "Average" employer
160 - "D" (below average)
60 - "failing grade"

The spin is a bit much... 11% - 220 people who logged in think their employer is no good and the private sector unionization rate is 14%.

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Postby green1 » Mon Jan 28, 2008 9:53 am

11% - 220 people who logged in think their employer is no good and the private sector unionization rate is 14%.
wow, so that means that only 21% of union members reject the notion that the employer is the devil incarnate?

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