Amid one of the greatest workplace disruptions, set against a backdrop of economic uncertainty, political instability and eroding institutional trust, “My Employer” has emerged as an anchor of trust and stability.
As today’s societal issues continue to mount, employees now see their workplace as a safe space for debate and turn to it as a primary source of community — before their neighbors and religious organizations.
of employees trust their employer
of employees believe the people they work with are a significant source of community in their life
of employees say they trust their co-workers, ahead of their manager, head of HR and their CEO
There is a new employer mandate: employers must leverage the powerful force of employees to restore societal trust from the inside out — from the workplace to the marketplace.
of employees feel trusted by their CEO, and in return, they trust…
of employees don’t feel trusted by their CEO, and in return, they trust…
To show your trust in your employees, actively seek out their views, act on their input and make decisions with transparency.
Address societal issues that align to your mission, and give your people social impact through their work.
Solve the equation of how do you address societal divides while keeping the polarization out of the workplace.
Set the tone for civil discourse publicly, and encourage your employees to be ambassadors for civility in their interactions outside the workplace.
Cydney Roach, Global Chair of Employee Experience
Amongst the many surprising insights in the 2022 Edelman Trust Barometer Special Report: Trust in the Workplace, this is the most powerful: To earn employee trust, you must first give them yours.Read More
Richard Edelman, CEO
Employers can play a critical role in the restoration of trust in institutions – and in society overall.Read More
Moderated by CEO and editor in chief of Charter, Kevin Delaney, our esteemed panel included Anuradha Razdan, Executive Director HR HUL & CHRO, Unilever South Asia; Dane Holmes, Co-Founder and CEO, Eskalera; Dylan Gambardella, Co-Founder & CEO, Next Gen HQ; and Nicola Acutt, Vice President, Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG), VMware.
This survey was fielded between July 27 and August 8, 2022.
Respondents (employed, age 18+)