PETS AT WORK
HR managers describe their company’s policy regarding pets in the office:
|6% Pets are always welcome in the office|
|6% Pets are allowed on certain occasions, such as Take Your Dog to Work Day|
|6% Small pets or those in containers are allowed, such as fish or turtles|
|82% Pets are not allowed in the office|
How employees feel about companies allowing pets at work:
|29% Love it – pets make work way more fun!|
|31% Like it – pets can be OK so long as people control their animals|
|31% Don’t like it – pets belong at home vs. distracting people at the office|
|8% Hate it – pets scare, irritate or annoy me or cause allergic reactions|
55% of HR managers feel allowing pets in the office has a positive impact on employee HAPPINESS.
|9% Very positive|
|46% Somewhat positive|
|6% Somewhat negative|
|2% Very negative|
|37% No impact|
37% of HR managers feel allowing pets in the office has a positive impact on employee PRODUCTIVITY.
|4% Very positive|
|33% Somewhat positive|
|14% Somewhat negative|
|3% Very negative|
|46% No impact|
Source: OfficeTeam survey of 306 human resources managers and 394 workers in the United States. Some responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.
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