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New technology, your job & your workplace 2020 survey

Usdaw and the Institute for the Future of Work have collaborated together on this survey because we want to gain a better understanding of how new technology is affecting your job and your workplace.

To help us do this, please complete the following survey:

Usdaw will use the results from this survey to support and evidence our campaign. Information on how we process and store personal data can be found in our privacy notice.

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16. How do you think increased use of new technology will affect you at work over the next five years?
a) Your performance:
b) Your working hours:
c) Your job security:
d) Your pay:
e) The quality of your work:
17. How do you feel that the following aspects of your job have changed in the last five years?
a) Communication with colleagues:
b) Communication with employer:
c) Feeling fulfilled:
d) Feeling valued by employer:
e) Feeling valued by society:
18. How do you think increased use of technology will affect the organisation you work for over the next five years?
a) Productivity:
b) Communication:
c) Access to information:
d) Management practice:
e) Staff wellbeing:
19. To what extent do you agree with the following statements?
a) I support increasing investment in technology at my workplace
b) I have had adequate training to support my use of new technology and changes in my role
c) My employer consults with staff on the introduction of new technology and its impact
d) Better consultation would make technology more effective in my workplace
e) Better consultation would help me and my colleagues to adjust to new technology in the workplace
f) I am confident that my employer will invest in new technologies over the next five years
g) I am confident that my employer will invest in staff over the next five years
h) I am confident that the new technology used by my employer has been designed with my best interests in mind
i) I am confident that my employer will provide me with adequate training on new technology and changes in my role over the next five years
j) I am confident that my job will be secure over the next five years
k) I am confident that my skills will be sufficient to cope with any new technologies that are introduced in the next five years
l) How I do my job is controlled by the machines I work with
m) Technology monitors my job performance
20. How confident are you of the following statements?
a) I know what data my employer collects about me:
b) I know why and for what purposes my employer uses the data collected about me:
c) I know whether this is being shared with third parties:
d) If my data is used to assess or make predictions about my performance, I know how it is used to do so:
e) I trust my employer knows how to protect my rights when using my data:













The Institute for the Future of Work would like to interview workers about their experience of workplace technology. If you would be happy for Usdaw to pass your details on to them so that they can contact you for further information, please fill out the boxes below. They will discuss any potential uses of the information with you to ensure you are happy with the content and will not use any personal data without your express permission.
The Institute for the Future of Work’s full privacy policy can be found here www.ifow.org/privacy-policy

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