With 78% of HR managers feeling ineffective at analytics, do you feel there is too much report making in HR?

  • Yes (55%, 32 Votes)
  • No (31%, 18 Votes)
  • Too busy making reports to answer (14%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 58

Start Date: Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 12:35 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Ban the Box is campaigning to remove the tick box on job applications asking about current convictions. So we want to know if your company employs any ex-offenders?

  • Yes (63%, 22 Votes)
  • No (37%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 35

Start Date: Monday, October 21, 2013 @ 2:30 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Is there a real skills shortage in the UK at the moment?

  • Yes (50%, 20 Votes)
  • No (50%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 40

Start Date: Monday, October 14, 2013 @ 10:54 am
End Date: No Expiry

Does your organisation have a system in place to identify and support workers suffering from stress?

  • No (51%, 26 Votes)
  • Yes (39%, 20 Votes)
  • Too stressed to think about it! (10%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 51

Start Date: Monday, October 7, 2013 @ 11:16 am
End Date: No Expiry

Should there be quotas for women on boards?

  • No (77%, 74 Votes)
  • Yes (23%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 96

Start Date: Friday, September 27, 2013 @ 10:50 am
End Date: No Expiry

Would it be justified to cancel employees holiday plans if there was too much work on?

  • No (85%, 173 Votes)
  • Yes (15%, 30 Votes)

Total Voters: 203

Start Date: Friday, September 20, 2013 @ 9:46 am
End Date: No Expiry

With absenteeism costing the UK economy £14billion per year, is absenteeism a problem at your company?

  • No (54%, 37 Votes)
  • Yes (46%, 31 Votes)

Total Voters: 68

Start Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013 @ 12:29 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Is optimism returning to the HR jobs market?

  • Yes (51%, 23 Votes)
  • No (49%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 45

Start Date: Thursday, September 5, 2013 @ 1:32 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you believe that your company will actively take part in the new Employee Shareholder scheme that comes into force on the 1st September?

  • No (86%, 59 Votes)
  • Yes (14%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 69

Start Date: Thursday, August 29, 2013 @ 1:48 pm
End Date: No Expiry

With zero hour contracts making the news lately, does your organisation use zero hour contracts?

  • No (68%, 50 Votes)
  • Yes (32%, 24 Votes)

Total Voters: 74

Start Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 @ 12:49 pm
End Date: No Expiry

When reading HR publications, which do you find most informative?

  • Feature analysis from respected contributors (63%, 25 Votes)
  • Interviews with leaders in your field (37%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 40

Start Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 3:24 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are UK employment laws making it difficult for companies to fire underperforming workers?

  • Yes (51%, 54 Votes)
  • No (49%, 52 Votes)

Total Voters: 106

Start Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 @ 4:22 pm
End Date: No Expiry

As an HR professional are you feeling pressure to demonstrate financial ROI for staff development expenditure?

  • Yes (85%, 40 Votes)
  • No (15%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 47

Start Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 @ 3:24 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you agree with the exit payments strategy adopted by the Olympic Remuneration Committee?

  • No (77%, 44 Votes)
  • Yes (23%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 57

Start Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 @ 2:47 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Has sickness absence increased in your organisation?

  • No (54%, 45 Votes)
  • Yes (46%, 38 Votes)

Total Voters: 83

Start Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 @ 2:36 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you feel increased pressure to justify investment in talent?

  • Yes this has always been the case (43%, 12 Votes)
  • No (39%, 11 Votes)
  • Sometimes (18%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 28

Start Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 @ 2:34 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Have you ever worked on a bullying at work case?

  • Yes (86%, 85 Votes)
  • No (14%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 99

Start Date: Thursday, July 4, 2013 @ 5:24 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you believe the new changes in the whistle blowing law will improve the current ambiguity in the system?

  • No (55%, 33 Votes)
  • Yes (25%, 15 Votes)
  • Maybe (20%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 60

Start Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 @ 6:33 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Why do you think fathers are not taking additional paternity leave?

  • Loss of salary (75%, 48 Votes)
  • Responsibility of childcare (14%, 9 Votes)
  • I don't agree with this trend (8%, 5 Votes)
  • Worried about childcare (3%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 64

Start Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 @ 12:37 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Which social media channels do you find most effective for recruitment?

  • LinkedIn (48%, 21 Votes)
  • None (41%, 18 Votes)
  • Facebook (7%, 3 Votes)
  • Twitter (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Google plus (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Pinterest (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 42

Start Date: Friday, June 14, 2013 @ 10:47 am
End Date: No Expiry

How do manage recruitment in your organisation?

  • With an in-house team (66%, 65 Votes)
  • Mixture of both (26%, 26 Votes)
  • Through an RPO provider (8%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 99

Start Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013 @ 12:23 pm
End Date: No Expiry

How seriously does your organisation view social media usage at work?

  • We don't mind if it is not excessive or offensive (36%, 24 Votes)
  • It's a major, sackable, issue (26%, 17 Votes)
  • It's a minor issue, treated with a 'quiet word' (24%, 16 Votes)
  • We encourage it and see it as a positive (14%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 66

Start Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013 @ 11:15 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Over the next 12 months, will your payroll budget:

  • Contract (40%, 22 Votes)
  • Expand (33%, 18 Votes)
  • Stay the same (27%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 55

Start Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 1:15 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Does your organisation offer measures to handle stress?

  • No (61%, 51 Votes)
  • Yes (39%, 33 Votes)

Total Voters: 84

Start Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013 @ 5:07 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Will the new immigration bill, highlighted in the Queen's speech, affect the UK's ability to attract foreign skilled workers?

  • No (66%, 44 Votes)
  • Yes (25%, 17 Votes)
  • Unsure (9%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 67

Start Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013 @ 11:54 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think the shares for rights scheme is workable?

  • No (82%, 73 Votes)
  • Yes (18%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 89

Start Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 @ 12:44 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you regularly work additional hours despite not getting paid any extra?

  • Yes always (63%, 95 Votes)
  • It depends on my work load (31%, 47 Votes)
  • Never (6%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 150

Start Date: Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 4:05 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think the govt proposals to limit the advantages of pursuing unfair dismissal claims against employers will reduce false claims?

  • Yes (50%, 20 Votes)
  • No (50%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 40

Start Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 @ 3:26 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Does your workplace offer guidance on how to manage stress at work?

  • Yes (60%, 145 Votes)
  • No (40%, 98 Votes)

Total Voters: 243

Start Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 @ 10:51 am
End Date: No Expiry

Does your company have a talent management strategy in place?

  • No (56%, 66 Votes)
  • Yes (34%, 40 Votes)
  • I don't know (10%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 117

Start Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 @ 12:35 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think that the tax-free childcare scheme is discriminating stay-at-home mothers?

  • Yes (63%, 15 Votes)
  • No (37%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 24

Start Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 @ 6:21 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Is the catch 22 situation of ‘No job, no experience- No experience, no job’ keeping young people out of work?

  • Yes (84%, 127 Votes)
  • No (16%, 25 Votes)

Total Voters: 152

Start Date: Monday, March 18, 2013 @ 3:46 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you prefer to train school leavers on an apprenticeship scheme or recruit graduates?

  • Train school leavers (58%, 30 Votes)
  • Recruit graduates (42%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 52

Start Date: Friday, March 15, 2013 @ 12:01 am
End Date: No Expiry

Are apprenticeship schemes just as important as a degree?

  • Yes (79%, 87 Votes)
  • No (21%, 23 Votes)

Total Voters: 110

Start Date: Monday, March 11, 2013 @ 5:09 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Does your workplace offer health and well-being advice to employees?

  • Yes (70%, 124 Votes)
  • No (30%, 54 Votes)

Total Voters: 178

Start Date: Monday, March 4, 2013 @ 6:09 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Does your company offer flexible benefits such as working from home?

  • Yes (62%, 89 Votes)
  • No (38%, 54 Votes)

Total Voters: 143

Start Date: Monday, February 25, 2013 @ 6:29 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you feel that your workplace is still lacking gender equality?

  • Yes (56%, 55 Votes)
  • No (44%, 44 Votes)

Total Voters: 99

Start Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 @ 12:05 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Does your company invest in training and development for the over 60's?

  • Yes (52%, 67 Votes)
  • No (48%, 61 Votes)

Total Voters: 128

Start Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 11:15 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think it counts against potential candidates if recruiters cannot find them on social media sites?

  • No (85%, 239 Votes)
  • Yes (15%, 43 Votes)

Total Voters: 282

Start Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 @ 11:24 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you feel that your company promotes good team working skills?

  • No (71%, 36 Votes)
  • Yes (29%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 51

Start Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013 @ 3:40 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Would you refuse to take sick days if you were suffering from the effects of colds and flu?

  • No, I would not want to risk spreading infection by going into work (52%, 150 Votes)
  • Yes, it is unacceptable to stay at home even if I know I have a cold or the flu. (48%, 138 Votes)

Total Voters: 288

Start Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 @ 11:07 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think the misuse of social media is a valid reason for employee dismissals?

  • Yes (78%, 320 Votes)
  • No (22%, 88 Votes)

Total Voters: 408

Start Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 10:58 am
End Date: No Expiry

Has health and safety laws gone too far?

  • Yes (55%, 232 Votes)
  • No (45%, 190 Votes)

Total Voters: 422

Start Date: Thursday, January 3, 2013 @ 5:09 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Would you be prepared to lie in your CV if it meant landing you a job?

  • No (83%, 262 Votes)
  • Yes (17%, 55 Votes)

Total Voters: 317

Start Date: Monday, December 10, 2012 @ 4:24 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are you prepared to work during the Christmas season?

  • No, I am not prepared to work during the Christmas season on my time off. (56%, 120 Votes)
  • Yes, I am likely to log-on to work devices during the holiday and time off. (44%, 95 Votes)

Total Voters: 215

Start Date: Monday, December 3, 2012 @ 4:35 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think providing better staff training could have helped companies survive the recession?

  • Yes (68%, 65 Votes)
  • No (32%, 31 Votes)

Total Voters: 96

Start Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 @ 11:04 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you regularly work extra unpaid hours?

  • Yes, I work extra unpaid hours each week (86%, 89 Votes)
  • No, I do not work any unpaid overtime in a typical week (14%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 104

Start Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 @ 11:23 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think trust is key to building an engaged workforce?

  • Yes (93%, 134 Votes)
  • No (7%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 144

Start Date: Monday, November 12, 2012 @ 5:25 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Would you swap your employment rights for shares?

  • No, I would never swap my employment rights for shares (88%, 373 Votes)
  • Yes, I would give up some employment rights in return for shares in the company I work for. (12%, 49 Votes)

Total Voters: 422

Start Date: Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 5:55 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are you aware of the dangers of asbestos at work?

  • Yes, I am aware that approximately 4,000 people die each year from asbestos-related ill health (78%, 104 Votes)
  • No, I am not aware of the dangers (22%, 29 Votes)

Total Voters: 133

Start Date: Monday, October 22, 2012 @ 4:29 pm
End Date: No Expiry