Research topic: employee suitability

June 2009
People Management;6/4/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p42
The article focuses on a study of employee suitability involving employers and employees from the private sector in Great Britain. For the study, online and telephone surveys were conducted in summer 2008, and input from writers and commentators with extensive knowledge of employment issues was also gathered. The results indicate that one-third of respondents felt unable to achieve their full potential in their current roles, a sentiment echoed by employers.


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