- The past 18 months have drastically shifted what employees value in their leaders.
- The challenges of the pandemic mean workers want empathy and authenticity from managers.
- Traits like technical ability and strategic vision are now seen as less important.
The traits that workers most value in their leaders have drastically shifted through the pandemic, with employees now valuing empathy higher than before the crisis.
More than half of employees would consider quitting their jobs if company leaders are not empathetic to their needs, research compiled by Workplace from Facebook has revealed.
The study, which surveyed 1,330 UK workers in April, points to an increasing demand for a leadership reset.