Reader Surveys

Question of the Month: In 2021, Finding a New Job Will Be:

For many, 2020 was difficult. The COVID-19 pandemic, political and civil unrest, natural disasters, and more made finding a job incredibly tough. However, with a new year comes hope for change.

We want to know what you think the job search will look like in 2021. Will it be better? Worse? More of the same? Let us know by voting in our poll!

Question of the Month: How Do You Prefer to Interact with the Companies, Stores, Etc. That You Patronize?

Sometimes companies seem to try every method they can to stay connected with you: email, apps, texts, and more. It can get a bit frustrating when you’re consistently bombarded with sales and discounts.

That’s why we want to know how you prefer to hear from businesses. What method should companies focus on to communicate with you? Let us know by voting in our poll! (more…)

Poll Results: Why Don’t Companies Offer the Benefits Employees Want?

Previously we asked readers what benefits, not including health, they valued most from employers.

The Results

Having a flexible work schedule led the pack with 17.57% of the vote, while generous/unlimited vacation time and opportunities to work from home/remotely followed in second and third, with 12.83% and 11.85%, respectively. The rest of the results were as follows:

  • Access to Training/Certification Classes:10.18%
  • Casual Dress Code:9.76%
  • Profit Sharing/Stock Options:8.23%
  • College Tuition Reimbursement:6.56%
  • Opportunities to Travel:5.02%
  • Company Gym/Membership Discount at Local Gym:4.74%
  • Other:3.07%
  • Cafeteria Programs:2.79%
  • Community Service/Volunteer Opportunities:2.79%
  • Professional Organization Memberships:2.51%
  • Child Care:2.09%

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Question of the Month: Will Your Company Have an Annual Holiday Party This Year?

2020 has been a wild ride of a year! Nobody is quite sure what work will look like in 2021, and the way we experience work is constantly changing. One thing that’s likely to look different this year? The annual holiday party.

 

Depending on where you work, it might not be time to break out the eggnog and holiday ham just yet. We want to know what your circumstances look like; is your company planning to host their annual holiday party this year? Let us know by voting in our poll!