Would you prefer a more flexible work schedule?

  • Yes, working from home would help with a work-life balance (78%, 173 Votes)
  • No, however I would prefer to travel less to work. (22%, 48 Votes)

Total Voters: 221

Start Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 @ 10:42 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you feel obliged to change your social habits in order to get ahead at work?

  • No, I would never change my social habits in order to get ahead at work (72%, 137 Votes)
  • Yes, I change my social habits to get ahead at work whether it be having an alcoholic drink after work, or simply laughing at my bosses jokes! (28%, 52 Votes)

Total Voters: 189

Start Date: Monday, October 8, 2012 @ 2:40 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are we doing enough to support diversity in the legal profession?

  • No, we need to do more as firms are risking losing some of their best talent due to lack of gender balance (68%, 36 Votes)
  • Yes, we are doing enough to support gender diversity in the legal profession (32%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 53

Start Date: Monday, October 1, 2012 @ 5:04 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think that gender imbalance on corporate boards is still a challenge to the HR sector?

  • Yes (70%, 64 Votes)
  • No (30%, 28 Votes)

Total Voters: 92

Start Date: Monday, September 24, 2012 @ 4:49 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think the health issues with an ageing workforce will affect UK business?

  • No, there are health benefits to be had by keeping going and staying physically and mentally active in work. (59%, 93 Votes)
  • Yes, an increase in the number of older employees will see sickness absence rates rise (41%, 65 Votes)

Total Voters: 158

Start Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 @ 12:00 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you agree that working parents need support all year round, not just in school holidays?

  • Yes, working parents need support all year round (81%, 151 Votes)
  • No, working parents only need support during school holidays (19%, 35 Votes)

Total Voters: 186

Start Date: Monday, September 10, 2012 @ 5:29 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you agree that flexible working could lead to long term health issues?

  • No, flexible working does not affect your health (63%, 76 Votes)
  • Yes, employees are suffering as a direct result of their computer/laptop work area (25%, 30 Votes)
  • Flexible working might have an affect on your health at the time, but not in the long term. (12%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 121

Start Date: Monday, September 3, 2012 @ 4:00 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Has the olympics helped bring about gender equality?

  • No, we’re getting there, but still have not reached that point (89%, 82 Votes)
  • Yes, we have reached equality (11%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 92

Start Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2012 @ 12:13 pm
End Date: No Expiry

If rail fares rise, should employees be offered a pay rise to cover the cost of commuting?

  • No, an employer should not feel obligated to offer employees a pay rise (60%, 116 Votes)
  • Yes, employees should be entitled to a pay rise to help with their travel expences (40%, 76 Votes)

Total Voters: 192

Start Date: Monday, August 20, 2012 @ 4:20 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think employers should communicate with employees via social media?

  • No, employers should not use social media as a means of communicating with employees. (84%, 149 Votes)
  • Yes, Social media provides for more effective engagement with employees (16%, 29 Votes)

Total Voters: 178

Start Date: Monday, August 13, 2012 @ 4:32 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Would you prefer development opportunities at work, or pay rises?

  • I would prefer pay rises at work (70%, 106 Votes)
  • I would prefer development opportunities at work (30%, 46 Votes)

Total Voters: 152

Start Date: Monday, August 6, 2012 @ 2:49 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think the traditional office landline has been traded in for mobiles?

  • No, I think a landline phone is essential in the office (61%, 85 Votes)
  • Yes, I think mobiles are becoming more common in the office due to remote and flexible working (39%, 54 Votes)

Total Voters: 139

Start Date: Monday, July 30, 2012 @ 2:44 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think health and safety rules have gone too far?

  • Yes, I think they have gone too far (56%, 124 Votes)
  • No, I think they are sensible and essential (44%, 98 Votes)

Total Voters: 222

Start Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 @ 9:50 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think the recession has taken its toll on your health?

  • Yes, my health has declined since the recession. (64%, 74 Votes)
  • No, I haven't felt the impact. (36%, 42 Votes)

Total Voters: 116

Start Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 @ 11:02 am
End Date: No Expiry

Has someone's weight ever influenced your decision on whether to hire him or her?

  • No. (42%, 127 Votes)
  • Yes. (31%, 93 Votes)
  • Maybe unconsciously. (27%, 84 Votes)

Total Voters: 304

Start Date: Monday, July 2, 2012 @ 5:04 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think your HR department is an advocate for employees?

  • No. (53%, 63 Votes)
  • Sometimes. (29%, 34 Votes)
  • Yes. (18%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 118

Start Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 @ 12:24 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What makes you miserable at work?

  • My negative coworkers. (34%, 73 Votes)
  • My bad boss. (34%, 73 Votes)
  • Lack of challenge in my job. (17%, 36 Votes)
  • Boring work. (15%, 34 Votes)

Total Voters: 216

Start Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 @ 11:59 am
End Date: No Expiry

How concerned are you about the upcoming required 401(k) plan fee disclosures?

  • Not concerned (100%, 1 Votes)
  • Somewhat concerned (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Very concerned (0%, 0 Votes)
  • What required fee disclosures? (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 1

Start Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 @ 11:58 am
End Date: No Expiry

Does your organisation have paid or unpaid interns?

  • We have paid interns only (51%, 42 Votes)
  • We don’t have interns. (36%, 30 Votes)
  • We have both paid and unpaid interns. (7%, 6 Votes)
  • We have unpaid interns only. (6%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 83

Start Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 @ 11:21 am
End Date: No Expiry

Is your organization having a difficult time retaining high-performing employees?

  • No. (53%, 50 Votes)
  • Yes, somewhat difficult. (34%, 32 Votes)
  • Yes, very difficult. (13%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 95

Start Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 @ 11:50 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you use online training at your organisation?

  • Yes. (66%, 84 Votes)
  • No, and we don’t have plans to. (21%, 27 Votes)
  • We are considering it. (13%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 127

Start Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 @ 11:31 am
End Date: No Expiry

Does your organization use software to screen résumés?

  • No (71%, 64 Votes)
  • No, but I wish we did! (20%, 18 Votes)
  • Yes (9%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 90

Start Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 @ 11:13 am
End Date: No Expiry

What is the stress level at your workplace?

  • Very stressful (48%, 87 Votes)
  • Somewhat stressful (42%, 76 Votes)
  • Not stressful (10%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 183

Start Date: Monday, May 7, 2012 @ 9:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

How often do you go to work when you are sick?

  • Always, I never use my sick days. (39%, 96 Votes)
  • Sometimes, even when I am contagious. (36%, 88 Votes)
  • Only when I know I'm not contagious. (21%, 52 Votes)
  • Never. (4%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 245

Start Date: Monday, April 30, 2012 @ 12:25 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are you connected to any of your colleagues on a social network?

  • Yes. (33%, 56 Votes)
  • Yes, but only on my professional accounts. (29%, 49 Votes)
  • No. (20%, 34 Votes)
  • I haven't joined social networks. (18%, 30 Votes)

Total Voters: 169

Start Date: Monday, April 23, 2012 @ 5:11 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you have any help or support from your company to create a comfortable workspace?

  • Yes (58%, 52 Votes)
  • No (42%, 38 Votes)

Total Voters: 90

Start Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 @ 10:21 am
End Date: No Expiry

With the current unpredictable economic climate, do you believe that interim managers are a stronger alternative to permanent hires?

  • No - I believe a full-time hire is the strong alternative. (76%, 77 Votes)
  • Yes - I believe that interim management is a stronger alternative to permanent hires (24%, 24 Votes)

Total Voters: 101

Start Date: Thursday, April 5, 2012 @ 2:46 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Should the health profession such as nurses be exempt from the new immigration law?

  • No - immigration has been out of control. Only exceptionally qualified nurses should be allowed to stay. (76%, 105 Votes)
  • Yes - these restrictions will create skill shortages in the future and the healthcare system will suffer. (24%, 33 Votes)

Total Voters: 138

Start Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 @ 11:51 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you find your line manager to be effective?

  • No - often left with little or no guidance (65%, 31 Votes)
  • Yes - I always get the required amount of leadership. (35%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 48

Start Date: Monday, March 5, 2012 @ 6:11 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you agree with the slogan 'British jobs for British workers'?

  • Yes - Young British people looking for work should be given priority over immigrant applicants. (58%, 191 Votes)
  • No - discriminating against applicants on the basis of where they come from is illegal. (42%, 140 Votes)

Total Voters: 331

Start Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 @ 11:49 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think flexible working has a bigger impact on job satisfaction than financial benefits?

  • Yes - Flexible working improves work-life balance (73%, 188 Votes)
  • No - Financial benefits are more important to me (27%, 71 Votes)

Total Voters: 259

Start Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 @ 12:01 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think Sickies will be much harder to take thanks to new technologies?

  • No - it will not make a difference (72%, 89 Votes)
  • Yes - bosses will be better able to keep an eye on staff. (28%, 34 Votes)

Total Voters: 124

Start Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 @ 11:30 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think the presence of unions help improve workplace conditions?

  • No - there is not much unions can achieve these days. (56%, 143 Votes)
  • Yes - the union helps employers to keep costs down, safer workplaces, fewer cases taken to employment tribunal. (44%, 113 Votes)

Total Voters: 256

Start Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 @ 1:06 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you agree that candidate's name or school details should be removed from CVs ?

  • No - it will not make a difference and will take away candidate's merits. (56%, 120 Votes)
  • Yes - it will remove the risk of discrimination during the application process. (44%, 96 Votes)

Total Voters: 216

Start Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 @ 12:19 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think shareholders should be able to vote on executive pay?

  • Yes - shareholders should stop rewarding people for failing. (87%, 105 Votes)
  • No - if the remuneration report were to be voted down it would leave executives working for a lot of the year not knowing the details of their pay packages. (13%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 121

Start Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 @ 11:27 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think hiring temporary staff is the key to business growth?

  • No - there are too many issues to take into account,such as training needs,morale issues, safety issues and legal concerns. (55%, 59 Votes)
  • Yes - temporary staff save time and money and enables businesses to adjust more easily and quickly to workload fluctuations. (45%, 48 Votes)

Total Voters: 107

Start Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 @ 3:18 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you wish Blackberrys and mobile phones were never created?

  • No - These technological inventions have made my work life easier and I can now work remotely. (62%, 73 Votes)
  • Yes - they make my working hours longer and I feel more stressed. (38%, 45 Votes)

Total Voters: 118

Start Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2011 @ 10:42 am
End Date: No Expiry

Autumn Statement: Can Osborne get the economy back on track?

  • No - I am concerned whether the government's key job promotion scheme can meet expectations. (79%, 56 Votes)
  • Yes - His recommendations will create jobs and growth. (21%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 71

Start Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 @ 3:06 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think your employer is using the right systems to tackle sickness absence?

  • No - the current sickness absence system provides little support for employees to return to work quickly. (52%, 29 Votes)
  • Yes - the sickness absence system in place is very effective and support people with health conditions to work. (48%, 27 Votes)

Total Voters: 56

Start Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 @ 5:01 pm
End Date: No Expiry

In light of the economic forecast is your company likely to reduce their recruitment drive ?

  • a.Yes - they will be a freeze on recruitment. (64%, 83 Votes)
  • No - the recruitment process is too important for our business. (36%, 47 Votes)

Total Voters: 130

Start Date: Monday, November 14, 2011 @ 6:14 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think social media is more of a hindrance to the work place?

  • Yes - it is a distraction that can waste valuable time (76%, 70 Votes)
  • No - it is a useful way of communicating, with customers, business prospects and colleagues (24%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 92

Start Date: Monday, November 7, 2011 @ 3:52 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think a long commute to work has a negative impact on job satisfaction?

  • Yes - time spent commuting results in a negative impact on work-life balance (83%, 165 Votes)
  • No - I have been commuting for some time and feel it does not affect my job satisfaction (17%, 33 Votes)

Total Voters: 198

Start Date: Monday, October 31, 2011 @ 5:30 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you trust the senior leaders in your organisation?

  • No - there is a lack of care and they are just in it for themselves (67%, 80 Votes)
  • Yes - because the decisions they have to make are key to the future success of the business (33%, 39 Votes)

Total Voters: 119

Start Date: Monday, October 24, 2011 @ 3:57 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think stress is the cause of long term sick leave ?

  • Yes - stress causes anxiety and unecessary pressure. (84%, 127 Votes)
  • No - people work at there best when under stressful conditions. (16%, 25 Votes)

Total Voters: 152

Start Date: Monday, October 17, 2011 @ 10:31 pm
End Date: No Expiry

How often do you encounter yourself with IT problems at work?

  • a. More than one time a week, IT system are complicated to manage at work (50%, 56 Votes)
  • b. Not very often (48%, 53 Votes)
  • c. Never (2%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 111

Start Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 @ 11:50 am
End Date: No Expiry

Will the abolition of the default retirement age end ageism at work?

  • b.No- It will not make a difference in attitudes towards older workers. (74%, 99 Votes)
  • a. Yes- is the first step in making age discrimination as unacceptable in the workplace (26%, 34 Votes)

Total Voters: 133

Start Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 @ 12:00 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think working from home will help reduce absenteeism?

  • A- Yes- it will increase staff motivation as well as reducing stress and sickness levels. (71%, 138 Votes)
  • B- No- it will be more difficult to manage and monitor the performance of home workers. (29%, 57 Votes)

Total Voters: 195

Start Date: Monday, September 26, 2011 @ 5:06 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you feel it’s important to get corporate culture right?

  • Yes- It’s important to invest heavily in shaping cultures as this can help influence behaviors of the workforce. (74%, 51 Votes)
  • No- Money spent on developing and communicating mission statements and corporate values really have no change on employee behavior. (26%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 69

Start Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 @ 10:36 am
End Date: No Expiry

Have your working hours extended since the economic down turn?

  • Yes- I work more hours than the normal 9-5 day. (68%, 73 Votes)
  • No- My hours have stayed the same. (32%, 35 Votes)

Total Voters: 108

Start Date: Monday, September 12, 2011 @ 4:08 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think its difficult for a company to cut costs whilst maintaining the standard of service it provides?

  • No- reducing costs doesn’t have to have a negative impact on performance (71%, 36 Votes)
  • Yes- when budgets are cut there has to be a sacrifice in the standard to survive (29%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 51

Start Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2011 @ 11:51 am
End Date: No Expiry