The Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI) is an annual global
survey revealing opinions about work and the workplace. Almost 230,000 people across
the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions responded to the 2014 survey.
The topics covered in the 2014 KGWI survey include:
A total of 31 countries participated in the survey,
utilising 20 different languages. Results span workplace generations, as well
as key industries and occupations.
This first instalment, on the topic, Engaging Active and
Passive Job Seekers, examines the nature of the contemporary job search process
from a candidate’s perspective.
As well as those candidates that are openly looking for
work, there are large numbers who are more covert in the way they approach the
employment market. However, many employees have become disengaged from their
work and this is adding to the challenge of identifying and enticing quality
In the digital world, it has become easier for enterprises
to identify these hidden candidates and to connect with them in conversations
about work and careers.
The survey also looks at a wider range of non-financial
factors that employees evaluate in any job choice decision and which for employers,
can shift the balance in securing the best available talent.