(From Business Wire) -- With the current tumultuous economic
climate, retaining top talent is key to business' success. The
findings from a new global survey by Regus, the world's largest
provider of flexible workplaces, identifies the top factors for
employees' overall job satisfaction and in turn, corporations'
retention of talent.
Canadian workers declare that showing respect towards all members
of staff is the most important ingredient to creating a happy
business culture. In the latest survey by Regus over 17,000
respondents from more than 80 countries were asked what factors
were most likely to help create a happy work atmosphere. Seventy
percent of Canadian workers cited respect for colleagues as the key
ingredient. Vocally acknowledging the work of others (51 percent)
and encouraging skills and knowledge sharing (50 percent) were
voted second and third most important factors. Actively celebrating
colleagues' successes was also nominated by 41 percent of
Wes Lenci, regional vice president, Regus explained, "From June
through to August, workers typically take advantage of the slower
pace to evaluate their work situation. The results of this survey
should serve as a wake-up call to managers who may be overlooking
simple, practical and cost-free measures they can take to make sure
they keep up staff morale."