BORED AT WORK
Hours per week employees say they’re bored at work: 10.5
Hours per week managers think employees are bored at work: 6
2 in 5 employees would quit if they felt bored at work.
The main reason employees are bored, according to managers:
|28% They don’t feel challenged by assignments|
|23% There isn’t enough work to do|
|22% The nature of the work isn’t interesting|
|20% Too many/poorly executed meetings|
|7% They don’t enjoy interacting with their coworkers|
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The time of year workers are most bored*:
|45% Equally bored throughout the year|
39% of managers say employees have too much to do in their jobs.
Source: OfficeTeam surveys of 382 office workers and 307 senior managers in the United States.
*Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.
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