Korn Ferry Hay Group Executive Survey Reveals Top Job Fulfillments and Frustrations
Culture Top Factor for Increasing Satisfaction; Lack of Growth Opportunities Top Frustration
The factor that would most dramatically improve executives’ feelings about their job, according to 69 percent of those surveyed, is working for “a company whose culture is aligned with my values.” That is a dramatic increase from the results of last year’s survey that asked the same question, where 47 percent said culture was king.
“Today more than ever, employees need to be inspired by and proud of
their organization’s culture and vision,” said Hay Group Senior Partner
To learn more about how the right culture can positively impact an organization and to get tips for enhancing culture, review Part 3 in the Korn Ferry Hay Group Real World Leadership Series, Engaging Culture for Greater Impact.
About the survey
Q: What do you love about your job?
|Relationship with co-workers/clients||47%|
|Relationship with management/employer||6%|
|I do not like my job||4%|
Q: What is your greatest frustration on the job?
|Lack of growth opportunities||61%|
|Relationship with management/employer||15%|
|I don't fit into the company culture/values||12%|
|Relationship with co-workers/clients||4%|
Q: What factor would most dramatically improve your feelings about your job?
|Working for a company whose culture is aligned with my values||69%|
|Clear advancement opportunities||14%|
|More equitable compensation||8%|
|I already love my job||4%|
|Better development programs||3%|
|An employer that offers more constructive feedback||2%|