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Home arrow Marketing Research News arrow Company News and Announcements July-December 2007 arrow Briefing from ORC International's 12th Annual Employee Research Conference
Briefing from ORC International's 12th Annual Employee Research Conference PDF Print E-mail
Written by ORC International   
01 Jul 2007

2 July 2007
On 28 June 2007 ORC International hosted its annual, London-based conference. The event gathered together more than 100 HR and research professionals who explored a diverse range of topics covering employee engagement, action planning and managing staff through change.

Speakers from BAA, Boots, Hanover Housing Group, NSPCC, Office of Rail Regulation and Sainsbury’s shared first-hand experiences of staff consultation.

Major challenges facing HR professionals were also discussed at the conference, such as managing talent, demographics, work-life balance, change and cultural transformation and becoming a learning organisation. Some of the findings from ORC Perspectives – ORC International's benchmarking database, which represents the opinions of over 1.4 million employees – were shared at the event:

Just 51% of staff in the UK say they have enough time to do their job effectively, yet 67% believe they can strike the right balance between their work and home life

Delegates found the conference insightful, and a good opportunity to share ideas with colleagues.

"Thank you – it's been a very useful and informative day"

"I enjoyed the speaker sessions but also liked the free time to discuss topics with other attendees"

For further information, please contact Marketing on 020 7675 1151 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

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