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Key findings from HR Manager Survey 2018

Conducted by Great Place to Work in conjunction with Dublin City University and Trinity College Dublin

Seventy five per cent of respondents say there is a whistleblowing policy in their organisation. Photograph: iStock

Seventy five per cent of respondents say there is a whistleblowing policy in their organisation. Photograph: iStock

 

Half of respondents do not think Brexit has had an impact on their organisation

60 per cent of respondents claim their organisation is ready for GDPR

50 per cent of respondents recognise the growing trends of the gig economy

78 per cent of respondents believe their organisation has a social impact

55 per cent of respondents see the housing shortage as a key factor in hindering future recruitment of talent

85 per cent of respondents have a HR professional as a member of the top management team in their organisation

HR credibility has been perceived to have increased

The majority of respondents say social media is used in their organisation

75 per cent of respondents say there is a whistleblowing policy in their organisation, and 73 per cent claim whistleblowers are protected. However, only 50 per cent of respondents say there is a whistleblowing mechanism, such as a hotline, in place.

88 per cent of respondents report that mental health is supported

28 per cent of respondents state that managers have undertaken mental-health training while 49 per cent of respondents say they have not

Respondents demonstrate very positive signs about the developmental

performance of management in their organisation

Organisations provide very strong support for diversity and inclusion