We trust strangers more than our colleagues, if technology makes the introduction

Editor’s note: Surely, if humans trust people the have met digitally more than those they have met in real life then we should learn from lessons from the digital experience?

2017 Edelman Trust Barometer

Editor’s note: This annual survey, now in its 17th year, shows that 60% of workers worry about losing their jobs due to lack of training and skills. Interesting findings on the role of organisations in building trust.

Why a quarter of Americans don’t trust their employers

Editor’s note: The headline is about trust but two major themes in this survey are recognition and development opportunities – people want them but aren’t getting them.

How to build trust in a virtual workplace

Editor’s note: Trust is enough of a big issue within physical offices, so what about trusting virtual team members? Interesting look at ‘swift trust’ and our default to giving others the benefit of the doubt.