According to a recent report by Gallup entitled, State of the Global Workplace: 2022, workers around the world are experiencing an unprecedented level of stress.
The report stated that in 2021, 60% of workers feel emotionally detached from their job and 44% state that they felt a lot of stress while at work the previous day. Though the stress they experienced may not be related to work, they nevertheless felt stress while at work.
What is equally concerning is that only 21% of workers worldwide felt engaged with their work.
The level of a person’s engagement reflects their commitment to doing a good job and as well having a sense of purpose at their work.
The employees feeling the highest sense of engagement in their work were in Canada and US where 33% said they felt engaged. The areas of the world experiencing the lowest sense of engagement included Europe, where only 14% felt engaged with their job and North Africa and the Middle East at 15%.