Why You Really Hate Your Job
7th Annual Coaching Survey Results
By Mike Leporati
CINCINNATI – What was that philosopher thinking when he said: "Enjoy this moment. This moment is your life."? Not many people can say this at work. In fact, as many as eighty percent of working people are dissatisfied with their job. Mostly, it’s about the way people treat each other. It’s a big problem, but it can be solved. Don't quit. Enjoy your job instead. Help is on the way.
It’s not that hard to improve business behavior and create a more enjoyable work environment, says Karl Corbett, author of the Sherpa Executive Coaching Survey. Executive coaching is designed to produce positive changes in business behavior. The latest Sherpa survey shows a widespread movement toward leadership programs that help build better bosses.
After years of progress, executive coaching has become a permanent fixture in modern organizations, the survey finds. Both the credibility and the value of coaching are seen at all time highs.
Perhaps because so many workers are dissatisfied, demand for coaching is increasing. In its seventh year, the Sherpa Coaching Survey finds demand for coaching on a significant uptrend.
Credentials for coaching have become a hot issue, as well. The survey finds that only three in ten executive coaches follow a published process. However, nine out of ten HR and training professionals say that standards of practice are ‘important’ or ‘absolutely essential’. This creates tremendous opportunity for those who train and certify executive coaches, notably executive education programs at university level.
The survey also explores what makes a great coach, and offers new features on communication technology, coaching costs, licensing and regulations.
As always, this research report is available as a free download, available at www.sherpacoaching.com.
For new, exclusive material and interviews about leadership and job satisfaction, contact Karl Corbett at Sherpa Coaching. (513) 232-0002
Download survey here: www.sherpacoaching.com/survey.html.
Page 2, the table of contents, provides a list of topics for consideration.
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