121 - Managers: Employees Want to Do Their Jobs Without You in 2018 ft. Author Jason Dorsey Ultimate Software CTO Adam Rogers

December 19, 2017 2 min read

A national survey of more than 2,000 American workers has uncovered a major disconnect between employees and managers in the workforce. In fact, 80% of employees surveyed believe they could do their job without their manager. There is a striking difference in the American workplace between how managers think they are doing, and how employee think their managers are doing – and that has a big impact on people’s likelihood to stay at a job.  It all boils down to transparency, trust, and providing managers with better support. For more of the research, visit www.ultimatesoftware.com.


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Jason Dorsey wrote his first bestselling book at age 18. He now leads Millennials research and strategy for clients around the world. Jason has been featured as a Millennials expert on 60 Minutes, 20/20, the TODAY Show, The Early Show, and dozens more. Adweek calls Jason a “research guru” and The New York Times featured him in its cover story on marketing to Millennials. Jason is Chief Strategy Officer and Millennials Researcher at The Center for Generational Kinetics. Jason leads The Center’s team of PhD researchers as they uncover new generational trends and truths while solving complex generational challenges.


Adam Rogers is Ultimate Software’s Chief Technology Officer, responsible for building and directing the product strategy, development, and delivery of Ultimate’s cloud HR suite, UltiPro®. Adam leads a team of more than 1,400 employees and leverages Agile software development, service design thinking, and other collaborative processes to pioneer exciting human capital management (HCM) advancements incorporating AI, advanced analytics, natural language processing, and mobile technologies. Throughout his career, Adam and his team have been routinely recognized by leading IT research firms and publications for the development of industry-leading innovations and best practices.


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