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Work/life balance key to workers in defining career success


May 20, 2015
By Right Management/Retain! Canada

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May 20, 2015, Toronto – There’s an ongoing disconnect between employee
aspirations and the performance demands of employers worldwide, according to the results of a new global career survey from Right Management.

May 20, 2015, Toronto – There’s an ongoing disconnect between employee aspirations and the performance demands of employers worldwide, according to the results of a new global career survey from Right Management.

At a time when employers are struggling to find skilled and
motivated individuals to meet performance goals, only one in 10
employees define career success as high performance and productivity, the survey suggested.

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“High
performers have a disproportionate impact on business results,” said
Mara Swan, global leader of Right Management and executive
vice-president of ManpowerGroup. “Talent shortages for in-demand skills
persist and have caused HR departments worldwide to rethink how they
develop and motivate individuals to meet performance goals. To attract
and retain top talent, organizations must make development a priority
and enable their leaders to mentor employees to expand their skills,
capabilities and experience.”

Right Management’s Global Career
Aspiration survey also found that 45 per cent of respondents rank
work/life balance as their number one career aspiration, and the top
definition of workplace success is enjoyment/happiness. | READ MORE


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