Emerging Workforce Study



Spherion, in conjunction with international polling firm Nielsen Consumer Insights (Harris Interactive), has been tracking the beliefs and trends shaping the U.S. workforce since 1997. With more than 15 years of rich data from almost a quarter of a million employees and hundreds of employers, Spherion has uniquely deep insights into the strategies required to attract, manage and retain talent. With compelling information to support improved employee engagement, retention, productivity and profitability, the 2014 study taps into worker sentiment around several new topics:

  • How will technology affect interpersonal relationships and the social aspect of the workplace?
  • How will HR and business leaders recruit and retain five different generations in the workplace?
  • What’s driving worker job satisfaction?
  • Why is social media proving to be a strong platform for keeping employees engaged and productive?

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