Intelligent CXO Issue 19 | Page 18


41 % of employees consider leaving their job due to collaboration tools

Corel Corporation , a leader in professional creativity and productivity solutions , has announced the results of its first Collaboration Survey , finding that 41 % of enterprise employees have left or would consider leaving their job due to poor collaboration . Twothirds of the survey respondents ( 64 %) also claim that poor collaboration is costing them at least three hours per week in productivity , with 20 % claiming they are wasting as many as six hours per week .

“ Collaboration , in terms of how we work together , and the tools we use to do so , is firmly under the spotlight at present ,” said Scott Day , Chief People Officer at Corel . “ Prior to the pandemic , we underappreciated how easy it was to collaborate . Now , with the shift to new hybrid models of working , cracks in how we work together have begun to show and the onus is on businesses to actively seek new models of collaboration that suit the way that their employees want to work .”
The survey , which polled 2,027 office workers from the US , UK , Germany , the Netherlands , Italy and Australia , found that employees lay blame for poor collaboration within their organisation on leadership . More than three-quarters ( 78 %) of the employees claim their businesses ’ leadership could be doing more to promote collaboration within the organisation , with 27 % claiming that
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