Happiness at-work-infographic-july-2012


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Happiness at-work-infographic-july-2012

  1. 1. Happiness at work 2012 Q2UK’s happiness at work takes a dipEach and every quarter, we measure the UK’s happiness at work by asking Overall, 34% of Brits feel pretty neutral about their current job, and an But we should also remember that with the Olympics on our very doorstep,the wonderful people over at Opinion Matters to use their expert know-how unfortunate 30% of you feel unhappy. If you’re really down in the dumps, this is a summer of celebration. So if the mood in your office is a little flat,on our behalf. To give us a good idea of how you’re feeling, they measure you can always talk to us about moving on to pastures new, but it might London 2012 is a great way to get everyone engaged (which is simply greathappiness and morale levels across a whole load of cross sections, including not be work alone that’s causing the slump. for productivity, loyalty and overall happiness).sex, age and location. With such awful weather hitting our shores, it’s no wonder that morale But if you still need a helping hand, visit our website www.office-angels.com/This quarter’s results are in, and we’re sad to see that on the whole, you’re has been a little low of late; the sun makes us so much cheerier, and happy for some really useful advice on staying happy, healthy and upbeat innot quite as happy as you were three months ago - dropping from 41% in we all feel a tad cheated that our summer has been drenched in every area of your life. Or, if you just need a friendly chat, contact your localApril to 36% in July 2012. downpours. branch today - or drop in for a cuppa. UK’s happiness at work Happiness at work by age Unhappy 32% Unhappy 25% Happy: 45% Happiest 11% 32% 45% Happy 25% Happy: 35% OK 34% 16-24 year olds are 55+ year olds are the most unhappy the most happy Unhappy 19% at work at work OK: 33% OK: 31% Most unhappy 11% Male and female happiness at work The research also found that men are slightly happier than women (at 39% and 35% respectively), and the over 55s are 39% 35% Male Female Happy: 39% Happy: 35% happiest of all age groups (44%), compared with 35% of 16-24 year olds. When it comes to industries, people in the OK: 32% OK: 35% arts and culture and the building and constructions sectors are the happiest in the UK (45%), with professional services Unhappy: 29% Male Unhappy: 29% Female (43%) hot on their heels.Follow us on:www.office-angels.com
  2. 2. Happiness at work 2012 Q2 Happiness at work by region Happiness at work top 10 professions Scotland North East 1 2 3 4 5 Geographically, Scots are the happiest at work (45%) followed closely by people 45% 37% from Yorkshire (42%) and those in London (41%); this is compared to just 28% 24% 30% of people in the West Midlands, who are the unhappiest of the bunch. 43% 22% 45% 44% 43% 41% 39% Happy North West OK Yorkshire 30% Unhappy 42% 36% 31% Art & Culture HR Professional Education Manufacturing & services Utilities 35% 27% N. Ireland East Midlands 38% 34% Architecture, Engineering 25% 41% & Building 38% 26% West Midlands East 6 7 8 9 10 28% 33% 41% 31% 37% 35% 33% 32% 27% 31% 36% Wales London 37% 41% 31% South West South East 30% Legal Healthcare Finance IT & Telecoms Travel & Transport 32% 40% 37% 30% 30% 37% 29% 25% Sales, Media & Retail, Catering & Other Marketing LeisureFollow us on:www.office-angels.com