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What do your employees crave?

The employee-employer relationship is undergoing a massive transformation in the wake of the Great Recession, according to a global survey by professional services firm Towers Watson.

In today’s workplace, employees prefer the stability of a job for life with one company instead of jumping from job to job, the Global Workforce Study found.

Key findings of the survey of 20,000 employees in 22 countries include:

— Security and stability trump all.

— Employees know they are responsible for their own financial security, health, career and performance “but have serious doubts about their ability to take on these roles.”

— Mobility is low as many employees give up potential career growth for job security.

— Employee “confidence in leaders and managers is disturbingly low.”

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