VALUE OF GOAL SETTING
93% of professionals think goal setting is important to their work performance.
Workers were asked, “How important is goal setting to your work performance?”
|29% Somewhat important|
|64% Very important|
|7% Not very important|
Most professionals set work-related goals and check progress of their goals weekly.
Workers were asked, “How often do you set work-related performance goals, and how often do you check your progress?”
|SET GOALS||CHECK PROGRESS|
60% of men discuss their progress toward performance goals with their manager at least monthly, compared to 40% of women.
Workers were asked, “How often do you discuss your progress toward meeting work-related performance goals with your manager?”
Source: Accountemps survey of more than 1,000 workers in the United States
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