If you want to cost yourself a job interview, just use words like “you”, “they”, “always” and “can’t”. New research from Leadership IQ finds that interview answers rated poorly by hiring managers contain very different words than interview answers rated highly.
The terms ‘fake news’ and ‘alternative facts’ entered the lexicon during the 2016 presidential election. And now the impact of these terms are being felt in the American workplace.
During May-June 2017, Leadership IQ surveyed 3,272 leaders and professionals from the United States and discovered the following:
Nine out of ten people have heard the term ‘fake news’ and eight out of ten have heard of ‘alternative facts
When the extent to which employees trust their direct boss increases, their desire to spend their career at their current organization increases. The results of this study suggest that approximately 32% of a worker’s desire to stay or go is the result of feeling (or not feeling) trust towards their boss.While trust is a significant driver of employee loyalty, there’s still room to improve the overall levels of trust in today’s organizations. Only 20% of people strongly trust the top management of their organization. 36% moderately trust their top management, while the remaining 44% range from not trusting to strongly distrusting their top management.