All Poll Results

Do you think the current economic climate is affecting current global mobility issues?

  • Yes, processes have become more difficult. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • No, we have come across no issues at present. (100%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 0

Start Date: Monday, May 15, 2017 @ 9:31 am
End Date: No Expiry

Are business leaders doing enough to tackle depression in the workplace?

  • No, I think there is more work to be done. (96%, 182 Votes)
  • Yes, business leaders are working hard to tackle the issue. (4%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 189

Start Date: Monday, April 10, 2017 @ 10:17 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think that diversity has an impact on employee engagement?

  • Yes (60%, 9 Votes)
  • To an extent (27%, 4 Votes)
  • No (13%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 15

Start Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 3:17 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Which has seen a more successful development and retention rate at your company?

  • Apprenticeship scheme (68%, 47 Votes)
  • Graduate scheme (32%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 69

Start Date: Friday, January 27, 2017 @ 12:20 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think it is more important to..

  • A mixture of the two (71%, 25 Votes)
  • Invest in improving the talent of your current employees (23%, 8 Votes)
  • Invest in new talent through recruiting new staff (6%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 35

Start Date: Monday, September 19, 2016 @ 9:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

Are digital methods of recruitment replacing the traditional CV and interview process?

  • No, we still prefer to gather CV's and interview. (55%, 192 Votes)
  • To an extent (23%, 80 Votes)
  • Yes, our recruitment procedures are now largely digitally orientated. (22%, 80 Votes)

Total Voters: 352

Start Date: Monday, August 22, 2016 @ 9:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

Are you expecting a recruiting slump at your company in the wake of the Brexit vote?

  • No, I don't think the vote will affect our recruitment. (72%, 194 Votes)
  • Yes, it is likely we will reduce hiring new staff. (28%, 76 Votes)

Total Voters: 270

Start Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 @ 2:34 pm
End Date: No Expiry

How do you feel about today's referendum result?

  • I don't believe the right decision has been made (76%, 295 Votes)
  • I am happy with the result (24%, 92 Votes)

Total Voters: 387

Start Date: Friday, June 24, 2016 @ 9:55 am
End Date: No Expiry

Are apprenticeships an adequate replacement to university?

  • Yes (60%, 72 Votes)
  • No (40%, 49 Votes)

Total Voters: 121

Start Date: Monday, June 6, 2016 @ 10:23 am
End Date: No Expiry

Does your HR department adequately deal with mental health issues?

  • No (66%, 61 Votes)
  • Yes (34%, 32 Votes)

Total Voters: 93

Start Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 @ 11:59 am
End Date: No Expiry

Is a single person or a person with a family more likely to stick out a global assignment?

  • Single person (67%, 34 Votes)
  • Family (33%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 51

Start Date: Monday, May 9, 2016 @ 12:01 am
End Date: No Expiry

Does your HR department give feedback to failed interview candidates?

  • Yes - always (62%, 69 Votes)
  • No - we don't give feedback (38%, 43 Votes)

Total Voters: 112

Start Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 @ 4:10 am
End Date: No Expiry

Is the introduction of the National Living Wage good for your company?

  • Yes, of course (64%, 9 Votes)
  • No, we're going to struggle (36%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 14

Start Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 @ 11:50 am
End Date: No Expiry

Is the Chancellor's 'forward looking' budget a good or a bad one for HR?

  • Think again, George (71%, 10 Votes)
  • Just what we needed (29%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 14

Start Date: Thursday, March 17, 2016 @ 1:01 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you feel that the engagement of staff has an impact on the success of your organisation?

  • Yes (100%, 49 Votes)
  • No (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Don't know (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 49

Start Date: Monday, March 7, 2016 @ 9:56 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you feel that the engagement of staff has an impact on the success of your organisation?

  • Yes (100%, 1 Votes)
  • No (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Don't know (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 1

Start Date: Monday, March 7, 2016 @ 9:55 am
End Date: No Expiry

Does your work space inspire you?

  • My work space is okay - I can put up with it (72%, 23 Votes)
  • Yes - My work space is beautiful and encourages creativity (19%, 6 Votes)
  • No - My work space is an aesthetic disaster - I'm always happy to leave it (9%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 32

Start Date: Monday, February 1, 2016 @ 12:35 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are internships a help or a hindrance to graduates?

  • Yes - They are a great way of gaining experience (69%, 11 Votes)
  • No - A degree should be enough to gain employment (31%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 16

Start Date: Friday, January 22, 2016 @ 6:25 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think your company is committed to a diverse workplace?

  • No - There is work to do (71%, 5 Votes)
  • Yes - We have an active policy (29%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 7

Start Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 @ 2:06 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What would you prefer this year a bonus or an office Christmas party?

  • Give me the money - I want a bonus (92%, 11 Votes)
  • A party please - I value my colleagues (8%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 12

Start Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 @ 2:40 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Should firms be required to offer employees three days of paid leave to do charity work?

  • Of course! Giving back to society is a must (82%, 9 Votes)
  • Absolutely not! Volunteering should be reserved for out-of-work hours (18%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 11

Start Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 @ 10:59 am
End Date: No Expiry

Are apprenticeships....

  • A fantastic way to source new talent and much better than they were (89%, 8 Votes)
  • A fad and still subject to stigma for being 'non-academic' (11%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 9

Start Date: Monday, November 9, 2015 @ 11:06 am
End Date: No Expiry

Are regulations on businesses forcing the UK towards the EU exit?

  • Yes - EU regulations are a burden on business (58%, 7 Votes)
  • No - EU regulations are in place for good reasons (42%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 12

Start Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 @ 12:34 pm
End Date: No Expiry

When recruiting talent, do you focus on potential or existing skills?

  • Potential - we look for talent we can develop (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Existing skills - we bring in the talent and skills we need (100%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 0

Start Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 @ 12:10 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are work/life balance programmes the most effective way to reduce levels of employees stress ?

  • Yes - I've seen it first hand (56%, 5 Votes)
  • No - They're a waste of time and resources (33%, 3 Votes)
  • Yes - We are planning to implement our own (11%, 1 Votes)
  • No - I've left a more effective method in the comments below (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 9

Start Date: Monday, September 28, 2015 @ 11:44 am
End Date: No Expiry

Does your organisation regularly and effectively communicate news and advice on pension options for staff?

  • No (55%, 6 Votes)
  • Yes (36%, 4 Votes)
  • Some, but could do better (9%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 11

Start Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 @ 10:33 am
End Date: No Expiry

Are you concerned that investment in talent development is a waste as employees will take their new skills to another organisation?

  • No - by investing in our people we can retain our best talent (55%, 6 Votes)
  • No - even if they do leave, our investment means more top talent will choose us (36%, 4 Votes)
  • Yes - we can't afford to use our budget in a way that will eventually benefit our competitors (9%, 1 Votes)
  • Yes - we would rather spend our budget buying in the skills we need (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 11

Start Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 @ 3:09 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you swear in front of your boss?

  • No - it's unprofessional (47%, 42 Votes)
  • Yes - it's just words, no big deal (40%, 36 Votes)
  • Yes - my workplace is too stressful not to (10%, 9 Votes)
  • No - there's no need, I'm zen (3%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 89

Start Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 @ 10:27 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think team building away days benefit your business?

  • Yes - they are essential for a united and productive workforce (42%, 29 Votes)
  • Not directly - but the break does everyone good (41%, 28 Votes)
  • No - they are a waste of time that could be spent working (17%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 69

Start Date: Monday, August 3, 2015 @ 10:35 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think competition means better performance?

  • Yes - bring it on! (69%, 11 Votes)
  • No (31%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 16

Start Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 @ 11:33 am
End Date: No Expiry

Are you finding it harder to recruit the staff you need?

  • Yes, it's getting harder, but it's not desperate (53%, 8 Votes)
  • No - it's the same as always (27%, 4 Votes)
  • Yes, we are really struggling (20%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 15

Start Date: Friday, July 3, 2015 @ 6:44 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Is your boss pressuring you?

  • Yes - my boss applies external pressure that makes me stressed (50%, 11 Votes)
  • No - my boss is amazing (36%, 8 Votes)
  • No - the expectation of pressure makes me believe it's happening (14%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 22

Start Date: Monday, June 22, 2015 @ 6:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

Is your organisation examining its policies to prepare for an ageing workforce?

  • No (75%, 15 Votes)
  • Yes (25%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 20

Start Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 @ 4:53 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Which of the following political issues could have the biggest impact on your HR function?

  • Changes to childcare and Shared Parental Leave (67%, 12 Votes)
  • Reduced rights to strike (17%, 3 Votes)
  • Apprenticeships (11%, 2 Votes)
  • Increase to the minimum wage (5%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 18

Start Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 @ 11:40 am
End Date: No Expiry

Which issue represents the biggest barrier to implementing your Shared Parental Leave scheme?

  • Administration and tracking individual leave (42%, 8 Votes)
  • Understanding the different pay options and how they impact the individual and the business (42%, 8 Votes)
  • Cultural barriers to acceptance of SPL (11%, 2 Votes)
  • Communicating SPL regulations and new company policy (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Ensuring your policy complies with the new regulations (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 19

Start Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ 2:29 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What is the greatest challenges in managing a global workforce?

  • Cultural differences across different locations (26%, 5 Votes)
  • Ensuring continual learning and development (21%, 4 Votes)
  • Administering compensation and benefits (21%, 4 Votes)
  • Getting the right talent (21%, 4 Votes)
  • The cost (11%, 2 Votes)
  • Tracking individual international assignments (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 19

Start Date: Monday, May 18, 2015 @ 6:30 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do we need policies to prevent office romances?

  • No - live and let love! (75%, 45 Votes)
  • Yes - they are a distraction in the workplace (25%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 60

Start Date: Sunday, May 10, 2015 @ 9:35 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Does your organisation have an apprenticeship scheme?

  • We have some apprentices employed in specific areas, but no company scheme (39%, 26 Votes)
  • Yes - our apprentice programme is a central part of our recruitment strategy (35%, 23 Votes)
  • No, we don't use apprenticeships (21%, 14 Votes)
  • No, but we will be implementing one soon (5%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 66

Start Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015 @ 12:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

Poll: The general election: which party will do the most to improve the workplace?

  • Conservative (42%, 201 Votes)
  • Labour (41%, 195 Votes)
  • Liberal Democrats (10%, 50 Votes)
  • Ukip (7%, 31 Votes)

Total Voters: 477

Start Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are you aware of the government's new tax-free childcare scheme due to be launched in September this year?

  • Yes (59%, 138 Votes)
  • No (41%, 94 Votes)

Total Voters: 232

Start Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 @ 12:11 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What's the biggest contributor to your happiness at work?

  • Working environment (33%, 48 Votes)
  • Relationship with manager (28%, 41 Votes)
  • Ability to work flexibly (24%, 34 Votes)
  • Other (8%, 11 Votes)
  • Benefits and perks (7%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 144

Start Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 @ 6:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

Are you satisfied with the available digital services in your company?

  • No - I'm held back by limited technology (58%, 37 Votes)
  • Yes - I have everything I need (38%, 24 Votes)
  • Yes - I find it more efficient to bypass technology anyway (4%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 64

Start Date: Thursday, March 12, 2015 @ 12:12 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Which is your top employee benefit?

  • Contributory pension schemes (66%, 53 Votes)
  • Health insurance (20%, 16 Votes)
  • Childcare vouchers (9%, 7 Votes)
  • Counselling and EAP (5%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 80

Start Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 @ 11:55 am
End Date: No Expiry

Are you in favour of salary transparency?

  • No - wages are personal information and I should have the right to keep it to myself (50%, 128 Votes)
  • Yes - transparency could lead to fairer pay for everyone (43%, 112 Votes)
  • Why not - I have nothing to hide (7%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 258

Start Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 @ 3:07 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Is CSR a productive pursuit?

  • No, it's just for company image purposes. (51%, 34 Votes)
  • Yes, it makes a tangible difference to an organisation. (49%, 33 Votes)

Total Voters: 67

Start Date: Monday, February 2, 2015 @ 6:24 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Crafty travel and subsistence relief claims by 'contractors' have caused an estimated £400m to go missing in perceived lost income tax - is it time to draw the line?

  • Sort of - it can be a useful system if used properly. We need to target those who are taking advantage of the system and let those who are using the system properly to continue to do so. (56%, 19 Votes)
  • No - everything is 100% HMRC compliant. When it comes to tax evasion, we should address the bigger culprits first before targeting the small fries. (35%, 12 Votes)
  • Absolutely - there should be no more travel and subsistence relief claims for any contractors. It's time to stop people taking advantage of the system. (9%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 34

Start Date: Monday, January 26, 2015 @ 3:59 pm
End Date: No Expiry

'HR professional' just doesn't have enough pizzazz. What should we change the title to?

  • 'Conservation and Maintenance Officer of Sapient Tools' (26%, 23 Votes)
  • 'Human Herder' (26%, 23 Votes)
  • 'Commander of Earthlings' (21%, 19 Votes)
  • 'The LookerAfterer' (17%, 15 Votes)
  • 'Homo sapien Superintendent' (10%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 87

Start Date: Monday, January 19, 2015 @ 4:37 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Should employees learn more languages for greater business success?

  • Yes - they should be able to engage with the global community (50%, 11 Votes)
  • 絶対に (32%, 7 Votes)
  • No - it's not necessary (18%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 22

Start Date: Thursday, January 15, 2015 @ 12:35 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Who do you think should bear the main responsibility of raising a child.

  • The responsibilities of childcare should be shared equally between parents. (75%, 44 Votes)
  • Raising a child has always been the mothers role - why should we change now? (22%, 13 Votes)
  • Fathers should take more responsibility - they should have the main duties when raising a child. (3%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 59

Start Date: Monday, January 12, 2015 @ 3:17 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Should zero-hours contracts be banned?

  • No - You shouldn't ban them simply because some employers are abusing them; If used correctly, they can be useful. (56%, 48 Votes)
  • Yes - they take advantage of employees and leave them with no job security (44%, 37 Votes)

Total Voters: 85

Start Date: Monday, January 5, 2015 @ 4:59 pm
End Date: No Expiry


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