Workers across Australia have overcome profound threats to emerge intact and renewed over the past two years. Yet one thing is clear in this new world of work: the dynamic between candidates and employers has shifted.
Randstad’s Australian Workmonitor is a survey of 1,000 employees revealing the generational differences in opinion on issues such as job flexibility, work life balance, personal and professional growth and corporate social responsibilities.
Young people want to bring their whole selves to work, which is reflected in their determination not to compromise their values when choosing an employer. Our research points to an increasing expectation that organisations will need to take a stand on social and environmental issues. Companies that take positive action will find themselves more attractive and more effective in retaining loyal talent.