In any business, employees should trust their employer to keep the business running smoothly and make the right choices as it applies to personnel, leadership, and human resources decisions. According to the newest “Trust in the Workplace” report from the Edelman Trust Barometer 2022, a strong bond of trust between employee and employer helps maintain successful operations. The report also shared a few key strategies that can be used to accomplish this goal.
Trust, community, and the workplace
The Edelman study suggests that the workplace is one of the most important sources of community a person can have. Of the survey’s 7,000 respondents in seven regions across the globe, 69% of respondents reported that they found their co-workers to be an important source of community. This trailed only family and friends, (82%).