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8 ways to create the workplace employees want

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As businesses make their slow transition from layoff mode to hiring, they may find that job-seekers have changed their definition—and expectations—of employee benefits.

Along with health insurance and other traditional benefits, employees are beginning to demand everything from more comfortable work spaces to em­­ployer practices that nurture the psychological well-being of the workforce.

A report by food services and consulting giant Sodexo has identified eight workplace trends—including a few you might not have considered—that offer a glimpse at the personal and professional benefits that could become standard fare at organizations that aim to recruit, retain and engage today’s best job candidates.

1. Diversity pays

The most diverse businesses have the largest pool of job candidates to choose from. The Sodexo report notes that several studies have linked gender diversity—especially when women are in top management position...(register to read more)

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Rick Maurer April 3, 2012 at 12:27 pm

I had not seen that study. those are powerful differences between engaged and unengaged employees.

But look at this study that suggests that we may be moving in the wrong direction: http://blog.peoplemanagement.co.uk/2012/03/give-employees-a-voice/

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