How CIOs Can Drive Worker Satisfaction

How CIOs Can Drive Worker Satisfaction

How CIOs Can Drive Worker SatisfactionHow CIOs Can Drive Worker Satisfaction

By Dennis McCafferty

Satisfaction DriverSatisfaction Driver

67% of surveyed employees said their jobs are important to their overall happiness, and more than half said their jobs make them feel happy compared to other important aspects of their lives (such as family, friends and health).

Solid Game PlanSolid Game Plan

90% have a clear understanding of what’s expected of them at work.

Well EquippedWell Equipped

80% have the materials, equipment and training they need to do their job.

Dedicated TeamDedicated Team

78% feel that their colleagues are committed to quality work.

Quality WorkQuality Work

78% said they get to do what they do best on the job.

Compassion CountsCompassion Counts

76% believe that their boss seems to care about them.

Continuous ImprovementContinuous Improvement

75% have had opportunities to learn and grow over the past year, and 65% said their employer encourages their development.

Value StatementValue Statement

74% said the mission of their job makes them feel important.

Important InputImportant Input

69% said their opinion counts at work.

Buddy SystemBuddy System

69% said they have a best friend at work.

Elusive HonorsElusive Honors

Just 42% are happy with the rewards and recognition that their company offers.

Extra IncentiveExtra Incentive

55% of employees would like a bonus program, but just 36% of employers offer one.

Acknowledged AchievementAcknowledged Achievement

50% would like an employee recognition program, but only 35% of companies do this.

Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty is a contributor to CIO Insight. He covers topics such as IT leadership, IT strategy, collaboration, and IT for businesses.

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