The results of this international survey reveal that on average, 8% of individuals think their job is ‘socially useless’. These authors look in depth at why some employees may feel this way, and how this problem can be tackled.
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Mark Beatson, Senior Labour Market Analyst
Mark's respected labour market analysis and commentary strengthens the CIPD’s ability to lead thinking and influence policy making across the whole spectrum of people management and workplace issues.
Prior to joining the CIPD, Mark was an economic consultant and for over 20 years worked as an economist in the Civil Service, latterly at Chief Economist/Director level, in a range of Government departments including the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS), the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and HM Treasury.
Advice on supporting and managing employees with a terminal diagnosis
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Evaluating the pros and cons of working in shared office spaces, and how they impact on productivity
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