Ipsos Global Trends

work

The changing role of women?

In line with a broader shift towards nostalgia and tradition in the survey, there are signs that the move towards more liberal attitudes on the role of women in society may be slowing.

Working hard to get ahead

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

In my country it does not matter where you come from, if you work hard you can get ahead

Working hard to get ahead

Women in roles of responsibility

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

Things would work better if more women held positions with responsibilities in government and companies

Women in roles of responsibility

Job security – better or worse than parents

Which of these do you think is or will be better or worse for you than for your parents’ generation?

Having a secure job

Better/worse than parents – job security

Career satisfaction – better or worse than parents

Which of these do you think is or will be better or worse for you than for your parents’ generation?

Having a satisfying career

Better/worse than parents – career satisfaction

Retirement – better or worse than parents

Which of these do you think is or will be better or worse for you than for your parents’ generation?

Being able to live comfortably when you retire from work

Better/worse than parents – retirement

Job security – youth better or worse than parents

And which of these do you think is or will be better or worse for today’s youth than for their parents?

Having a secure job

Youth better/worse than parents – job security

Career success – youth better or worse than parents

And which of these do you think is or will be better or worse for today’s youth than for their parents?

Having a successful career

Youth better/worse than parents – career success

Retirement – youth better or worse than parents

And which of these do you think is or will be better or worse for today’s youth than for their parents?

Being able to live comfortably when they retire from work

Youth better/worse than parents – retirement

Pressure to be successful

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

I feel under a lot of pressure to be successful and make money

Pressure to be successful

Fulfilment from career

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

Fulfilment in life is achieving a prominent position in your career

Fulfilment from career

Work-life balance vs successful career

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

It is more important to have a good work-life balance than to have a successful career

Work-life balance vs successful career

Success by changing way of life

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

I want to achieve success personally and professionally even if I have to change totally the way I live

Success by changing way of life