Pay for performance jumps up:
Workers in both
countries say their employers are doing a better
job matching pay to performance.
Benefits scores decline:
While two-thirds of
employees in both countries rate their benefits as
good or very good, Canadian and US employees
generally have a less favorable view of their
benefits today compared with five years ago.
Limited career opportunities:
Just half of the
employees in the region are confident they will
achieve their long-term career objectives in
their organization; only slightly more believe
they have a long-term future there.
Not ready for retirement:
While the majority of
employees in the region are satisfied with their
retirement savings or pension plan; far fewer
believe both they and their organization are
doing enough to prepare for retirement.
Having what it takes:
Canadian workers made
a strong statement that they now have less
flexibility to provide good service, less access
to necessary job information and less authority
to be effective on the job.
Global insights on employee engagement
Indeed, employers must dig deeper to understand
the causes specific to their organizations and regions.
survey sheds light on the
issues that matter most to employees, illuminating
a number of similarities found among workers in
North America, as well as a few differences:
Base pay is the most important
value proposition element for employees in
both Canada and the US, followed by retirement
savings/pension plan and type of work.
Percentage of employees seriously considering
leaving their organization