Priorities have changed from 2010 to 2011. Company reputation is no longer the most important attraction. Pay, benefits and conditions now tops the considerations (38%). This is followed by work-life balance (37%), culture (36%), personal interest (34%), rewards and recognition (29%), company reputation (27%), innovative company (20%), products and services (16%), training and development (13%) and CEO (6%).
Work-life balance (46%) is the best way to retain employees, followed by culture (39%), pay, benefits and conditions (33%), company reputation (24%), rewards and recognition (19%), training and development (19%) and so on.
Systems and processes is the No. 1 attrition driver (41%), followed by communication (39%), rewards and recognition (38%), leadership/senior management (24%), training and development (24%), flexibility/work-life balance (22%), culture (17%), immediate manager (11%) and reputation/brand (11%).
There are 4 IT companies in the list (Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook), 2 airlines (Virgin, Qantas), 2 mining companies (BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto) and 2 public service employers (Police, Defence Department).
|Company||2011 Rank||2010 Rank||Change|
|Walt Disney Co||8||6||-2|
|Dept of Defence||16||-|
|Air New Zealand||-||18|