While more than half of employees report feeling overworked and even burnt out, the overwhelming majority (86 percent) of workers remain happy at their jobs and motivated to rise in their organization.
These are some of the key takeaways from the inaugural Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index, a comprehensive report on workplace trends and productivity in the work environment.
Based on a survey of thousands of workers and managers across the US, the inaugural Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index details a professional environment that continually asks employees do more with less. “It’s not a surprise that employees are feeling overworked and burnt out,” says expert Dan Schawbel of WorkplaceTrends.com and managing partner of Millennial Branding. “Businesses nationwide are tasked to do more with less, so while many workers are still happy at work, employers need to adjust to win the war for talent and optimize productivity, engagement and loyalty with employees.”
The Workplace Index benchmarks numerous workplace trends such as worker satisfaction and productivity while also providing insights on what employers can do to make employees feel more positive about their workplace.
Among the findings included in the full report:
Download the full Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index report now to get a comprehensive view of workplace trends as well as a list of recommendations for increasing workplace motivation.
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