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92% of employers would change at least one member of staff, given the chance; 17% of which said they would happily change their whole team. Only 8% of employers were completely satisfied with every member of staff.

In a survey of over 870 UK bosses, 92% of employers would change at least one member of staff if there weren’t any legal consequences, 17% of which would happily change their entire team.

Only 8% of employers would re-employ every member of their staff if they were given the opportunity, claiming to be completely satisfied with levels of work, passion and commitment.

The survey, conducted by www.Skillzbase.com, an online meeting platform for the skilled and skill seekers, revealed that 86% of employers felt at least one member of staff acted completely differently to how they acted during the interview; 62% of which felt employees had exaggerated and/or lied on their C.V. about their knowledge and experience.

74% of the business managers surveyed claimed that at least one member of staff appeared unmotivated and unsatisfied at work and felt this affected their performance.

Skillzbase.com found that 76% of employers claimed that little contact with applicants before offering them a position was to blame for misjudgement, but time constraints made it difficult to deal with applications internally without outsourcing to recruitment agencies.

Sam Fianu, co-Founder at Skillzbase.com comments on the latest findings;

“As someone who has always been passionate about my work and careful when recruiting members of staff, I find it worrying that so many people are clearly unhappy with their job and so many employers are unsatisfied with members of staff.

“Skillzbase was created for exactly this reason; the website simply offers the meeting platform for employees and employers but all contact between the two is done independently of any third party.”

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Editors Notes:

For further information contact Andy on 01452 348 211 or emma@10yetis.co.uk

• Skillzbase was founded by brother’s Johnny (23 years) and Sam (21 years) Fianu

• Skillzbase website is totally independent and not linked to a recruiter, which makes it ideally placed to provide such information

• Free to use for all with a strong and growing knowledge centre

• Skillzbase, where skills meet opportunity, is about creating a community in the recruitment and working space, supported by a Facebook forum which uniquely seeks to bring together all the elements involved in recruitment and work

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