Are you facebook friends with your boss?

  • Never (83%, 116 Votes)
  • Yes and it is fine (12%, 16 Votes)
  • Yes but I regret it (5%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 139

Start Date: Monday, October 20, 2014 @ 9:17 am
End Date: No Expiry

Presenteeism: Do you tell your staff to stay at home when sick?

  • Depends on severity (48%, 50 Votes)
  • Yes (44%, 46 Votes)
  • No (8%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 104

Start Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 @ 10:51 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you believe school leavers are unprepared for the world of work?

  • Yes (61%, 78 Votes)
  • Only some of them (31%, 40 Votes)
  • No (8%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 128

Start Date: Monday, October 6, 2014 @ 9:34 am
End Date: No Expiry

Would you follow in Sir Richard Branson's footsteps and give your staff unlimited holiday time?

  • No (62%, 68 Votes)
  • Yes (23%, 25 Votes)
  • Certain employees only (15%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 109

Start Date: Monday, September 29, 2014 @ 9:44 am
End Date: No Expiry

Would you reject a candidate for bad-mouthing a previous employer on social media?

  • Yes (53%, 76 Votes)
  • Depends on the circumstances (42%, 61 Votes)
  • No (5%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 144

Start Date: Monday, September 22, 2014 @ 10:08 am
End Date: No Expiry

New research says that walking, cycling or taking public transport to work are all better for mental health than driving. So how do you get to work?

  • Drive (55%, 59 Votes)
  • Public Transport (25%, 27 Votes)
  • Cycle/Walk (20%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 107

Start Date: Monday, September 15, 2014 @ 10:39 am
End Date: No Expiry

Would you choose training or learning a new skill over having a pay rise?

  • No (72%, 77 Votes)
  • Yes (28%, 30 Votes)

Total Voters: 107

Start Date: Monday, September 8, 2014 @ 6:10 am
End Date: No Expiry

Did you 'dread' returning to work after your holiday?

  • Yes (52%, 65 Votes)
  • What holiday?! (26%, 32 Votes)
  • No (22%, 28 Votes)

Total Voters: 125

Start Date: Monday, September 1, 2014 @ 11:50 am
End Date: No Expiry

Does lack of parking cause problems at your workplace?

  • Yes (46%, 77 Votes)
  • No (37%, 61 Votes)
  • I don't drive to work (17%, 29 Votes)

Total Voters: 167

Start Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 @ 10:36 am
End Date: No Expiry

With CEO pay rising to 170 times that of the average worker, we ask, is it time for a ratio cap?

  • Yes (74%, 84 Votes)
  • No (14%, 16 Votes)
  • There should be a cap but not a ratio cap (12%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 114

Start Date: Monday, August 18, 2014 @ 7:21 am
End Date: No Expiry

62% of HR professionals claim their role is stressful. So how stressful is yours?

  • Tolerable (58%, 57 Votes)
  • Minimal (21%, 21 Votes)
  • Intolerable (21%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 98

Start Date: Monday, August 11, 2014 @ 1:08 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Will you be checking work emails during your holiday this year?

  • No (54%, 82 Votes)
  • Regularly (26%, 40 Votes)
  • Once a day (20%, 29 Votes)

Total Voters: 151

Start Date: Monday, August 4, 2014 @ 9:10 am
End Date: No Expiry

One year on, what is your view of the introduction of tribunal fees?

  • Good Idea (52%, 48 Votes)
  • Bad Idea (37%, 34 Votes)
  • No Idea (11%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 92

Start Date: Monday, July 28, 2014 @ 12:23 pm
End Date: No Expiry

How confident are you at managing your own HR budget?

  • Very (78%, 29 Votes)
  • Mildly (11%, 4 Votes)
  • Not confident at all (11%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 37

Start Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 @ 12:01 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you ever say "No!" to meetings?

  • Sometimes (74%, 94 Votes)
  • Often (14%, 18 Votes)
  • Never (12%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 127

Start Date: Monday, July 14, 2014 @ 3:06 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Should workers be allowed a few 'duvet mornings' (lie-ins) each year to prevent them pulling sickies?

  • No (41%, 71 Votes)
  • Yes (37%, 65 Votes)
  • Depends on their job (22%, 39 Votes)

Total Voters: 175

Start Date: Monday, July 7, 2014 @ 3:36 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Have you ever nodded off at work, perhaps in a meeting or presentation?

  • Never (45%, 65 Votes)
  • Once or twice (43%, 62 Votes)
  • Often (12%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 144

Start Date: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 @ 10:11 am
End Date: No Expiry

Loyal employees earn 50% less over their lifetime than those who change jobs every two years. So how often do you change jobs?

  • Every 5 to 10 years (46%, 94 Votes)
  • Every 2 to 4 years (28%, 57 Votes)
  • I have never changed jobs (20%, 42 Votes)
  • Every 2 years or less (6%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 205

Start Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 @ 9:37 am
End Date: No Expiry

For a bit of fun this week, we are asking who you think will win the World Cup?

  • Holland (26%, 47 Votes)
  • Germany (23%, 42 Votes)
  • Brazil (21%, 38 Votes)
  • Argentina (11%, 19 Votes)
  • England (8%, 14 Votes)
  • Italy (6%, 11 Votes)
  • Spain (5%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 179

Start Date: Monday, June 16, 2014 @ 11:18 am
End Date: No Expiry

Would you consider working abroad if the opportunity arose?

  • Yes but depends on location (58%, 36 Votes)
  • No (23%, 14 Votes)
  • Would jump at the chance (19%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

Start Date: Monday, June 9, 2014 @ 5:28 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are you planning to allow your workers some flexibility during the World Cup?

  • No (54%, 22 Votes)
  • Yes (29%, 12 Votes)
  • Only while England are involved (17%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 41

Start Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 @ 9:19 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you have the option to work from home, either full or part-time?

  • No, only office based (50%, 77 Votes)
  • Yes and I do work from home (39%, 60 Votes)
  • Yes, but have not taken the option (11%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 155

Start Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 @ 12:40 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you usually take your full holiday entitlement?

  • Always (59%, 94 Votes)
  • Sometimes (20%, 32 Votes)
  • Rarely (21%, 32 Votes)

Total Voters: 158

Start Date: Monday, May 19, 2014 @ 11:30 am
End Date: No Expiry

Would you fire an employee for being persistently late?

  • Yes (67%, 84 Votes)
  • Depends how good their work is (23%, 29 Votes)
  • No (10%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 126

Start Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 @ 8:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

Does your boss ever say "Thank You"?

  • Always (42%, 61 Votes)
  • Sometimes (40%, 58 Votes)
  • Never (18%, 26 Votes)

Total Voters: 145

Start Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 @ 8:32 am
End Date: No Expiry

Poor leaders have been in the news constantly recently, with resignations and bad press. Is leadership in crisis?

  • Yes, there are very few positive role models today (44%, 40 Votes)
  • Possibly, because leaders are under more scrutiny than ever (36%, 33 Votes)
  • No, leaders are no worse today than ever before (20%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 91

Start Date: Monday, April 28, 2014 @ 1:41 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Have you seen or experienced bullying at work?

  • Yes (79%, 122 Votes)
  • No (14%, 21 Votes)
  • Possibly (7%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 154

Start Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 @ 8:15 am
End Date: No Expiry

Like the French are considering, should the UK ban work emails and phone calls after hours?

  • Yes (52%, 55 Votes)
  • No (41%, 43 Votes)
  • Will answer this when I get home... (7%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 105

Start Date: Monday, April 14, 2014 @ 1:17 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Should more effort be made to verify the qualifications of older candidates?

  • Depends on the job (58%, 56 Votes)
  • No need, experience is more important (30%, 29 Votes)
  • Definitely (12%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 97

Start Date: Monday, April 7, 2014 @ 9:03 am
End Date: No Expiry

HR has been voted the most obstructive dept in the workplace. Is this justified?

  • Absolutely Not (42%, 59 Votes)
  • Perhaps (37%, 51 Votes)
  • Totally (21%, 29 Votes)

Total Voters: 139

Start Date: Monday, March 31, 2014 @ 1:20 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Does your boss ever make the tea for everyone?

  • Never (53%, 80 Votes)
  • Regularly (25%, 37 Votes)
  • Occasionally (22%, 33 Votes)

Total Voters: 150

Start Date: Monday, March 24, 2014 @ 5:49 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Is abuse of internet and social media within the workplace on the rise?

  • Yes (70%, 57 Votes)
  • No (30%, 25 Votes)

Total Voters: 82

Start Date: Monday, March 17, 2014 @ 3:06 pm
End Date: No Expiry

With immigrants shown to fill skills gaps and create jobs, do we need...

  • Less Immigration (41%, 41 Votes)
  • We already have the right balance (33%, 33 Votes)
  • More Immigration (26%, 26 Votes)

Total Voters: 100

Start Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 @ 8:36 am
End Date: No Expiry

Our story about it costing £30K to replace a staff member, generated some discussion. How much do you think it costs?

  • Less than £10K (25%, 29 Votes)
  • £10K to £20K (25%, 29 Votes)
  • Over £30K (25%, 29 Votes)
  • £20K to £30K (25%, 27 Votes)

Total Voters: 114

Start Date: Monday, March 3, 2014 @ 1:27 pm
End Date: No Expiry

In light of Work Your Proper Hours Day this friday, we want to know if you ever work unpaid overtime?

  • Regularly (78%, 204 Votes)
  • Occasionally (17%, 46 Votes)
  • Never (5%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 263

Start Date: Monday, February 24, 2014 @ 2:12 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Should workplace romances be discouraged?

  • Depends on the workplace environment (46%, 73 Votes)
  • No (31%, 50 Votes)
  • Yes (23%, 36 Votes)

Total Voters: 159

Start Date: Monday, February 17, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
End Date: No Expiry

From a career perspective, how important are networking events?

  • Fairly important (37%, 37 Votes)
  • Very important (33%, 33 Votes)
  • Not important (23%, 23 Votes)
  • Red or white? (7%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 99

Start Date: Monday, February 10, 2014 @ 4:24 pm
End Date: No Expiry

After the SuperBowl last weekend, we want to know if staff absences surge after major sporting events?

  • Not at all (70%, 44 Votes)
  • A little (25%, 16 Votes)
  • Am off to Sochi (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Hugely (2%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 63

Start Date: Monday, February 3, 2014 @ 3:57 pm
End Date: No Expiry

The Flux Report predicts that by 2018 permanent, full-time employees will be in the minority, with a more flexible workforce the norm. Will this be a good thing?

  • Bad for both (41%, 55 Votes)
  • Good for both (35%, 46 Votes)
  • Good for employers (16%, 21 Votes)
  • Good for employees (8%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 133

Start Date: Monday, January 27, 2014 @ 2:22 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Is the 9 to 5 working day likely to disappear in a few years time?

  • Yes (41%, 86 Votes)
  • It has disappeared already (38%, 80 Votes)
  • No (21%, 43 Votes)

Total Voters: 209

Start Date: Monday, January 20, 2014 @ 1:15 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are peer-based performance reviews better than traditional manager-lead reviews?

  • No (52%, 34 Votes)
  • Yes (48%, 32 Votes)

Total Voters: 66

Start Date: Monday, January 13, 2014 @ 4:29 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Should HR take the lead in implementing sustainable practices for their company?

  • Yes (43%, 23 Votes)
  • No (28%, 15 Votes)
  • HR has enough to do already (29%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 53

Start Date: Monday, January 6, 2014 @ 8:27 am
End Date: No Expiry

Will the potential influx of Romanian and Bulgarian workers be seen as positive by recruiters?

  • Yes (57%, 12 Votes)
  • No (43%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 21

Start Date: Monday, December 23, 2013 @ 9:24 am
End Date: No Expiry

Are you feeling confident that 2014 will be a good year for business?

  • Yes (70%, 58 Votes)
  • No (30%, 25 Votes)

Total Voters: 83

Start Date: Monday, December 16, 2013 @ 3:05 pm
End Date: No Expiry

With the changes to the SPA, we ask what pension planning you have in place?

  • I won't be able to afford to retire (48%, 25 Votes)
  • Will have just enough to get by at SPA (35%, 18 Votes)
  • Will be able to retire early (17%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 52

Start Date: Monday, December 9, 2013 @ 9:41 am
End Date: No Expiry

Has your company had to deal with employee issues arising from a Christmas Party?

  • Yes (43%, 33 Votes)
  • No (42%, 32 Votes)
  • Pass the Baileys... (15%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 76

Start Date: Monday, December 2, 2013 @ 10:45 am
End Date: No Expiry

Does viewing an applicants social media profiles introduce bias to the recruitment process?

  • Yes (76%, 75 Votes)
  • No (20%, 20 Votes)
  • Too busy on facebook to answer (4%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 99

Start Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 @ 9:43 am
End Date: No Expiry

Should the 2022 World Cup be taken away from Qatar if they fail to improve workers rights?

  • Yes (84%, 107 Votes)
  • Just abolish the World Cup altogether (9%, 12 Votes)
  • No (7%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 128

Start Date: Monday, November 18, 2013 @ 5:44 pm
End Date: No Expiry

In light of news that UK bosses rarely apologise, we want to know if your boss ever apologises when he makes a mistake?

  • Never (46%, 42 Votes)
  • Sometimes (37%, 34 Votes)
  • Always (17%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 91

Start Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 @ 11:52 am
End Date: No Expiry

In light of the new enquiry into workplace discrimination of pregnant women, have you ever seen or experienced any discrimination?

  • No (53%, 51 Votes)
  • Yes (47%, 46 Votes)

Total Voters: 97

Start Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 @ 11:21 am
End Date: No Expiry