The first-of-its kind employee survey of Canada’s biotechnology industry has just been completed. This project was collaboration between Stratford Managers and Biotechnology Focus, the authoritative voice of the Canadian life sciences industry.
Employers in this sector are looking to attract and retain great talent and often they don’t know where to start. What are the things that their employee’s value about their workplace? What attributes of their organization keep them engaged and productive day-to-day?
Our goal was to reach as many employees who are working in the biotechnology or life sciences sector as possible, and to gather their opinions about their organization’s employee practices – what’s working well and what could be improved. Armed with this information, organizations can direct their energy towards activities that will have a positive influence on the organization and its employees!
(With apologies to Richard Dawson of Family Feud fame) And the survey of employees in the biotechnology and life sciences industry says…
Some of the most notable individual statement results included:
In the end, employers are doing well in a number of things that drive employee engagement while having some opportunity to improve other productivity drivers.