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2015 Workplace Index by Staples Business Advantage

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The inaugural Staples Advantage Workplace Index found that an overwhelming majority of employees are happy. However, keeping employees happy is a job in itself. Here are eight surprising facts about employee happiness that show why keeping employees happy is serious work.

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2015 Workplace Index by Staples Business Advantage

  1. 1. 2015 Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index
  2. 2. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index The Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index uncovered telling workplace trends on burnout and retention. Here’s what it revealed:
  3. 3. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index 53% of employees feel overworked or burnt out
  4. 4. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index Despite feeling burnt out, 86% of employees are still happy at work. Employers must recognize what factors contribute to workplace happiness. 53% of employees feel overworked or burnt out
  5. 5. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index Hours aren’t everything.
  6. 6. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index Hours aren’t everything. There is little difference between hours worked by happy workers and unhappy workers.
  7. 7. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index Want to keep your employees happy? Invest in them.
  8. 8. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index Want to keep your employees happy? Invest in them. Happy workers are more likely to say their employer provides them with technologies and tools to help them do their jobs (i.e. laptops, cell phones, etc.).
  9. 9. 44% of happy employees feel that they are unable to take a break. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index
  10. 10. 44% of happy workers feel that they are unable to take a break. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index Lack of breaks can be detrimental to employee productivity and morale. Encouraging periodic breaks to recharge can improve performance.
  11. 11. Telecommuting and flex-time play a crucial role in employee happiness. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index
  12. 12. Telecommuting and flex-time play a crucial role in employee happiness. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index 63% of the happiest employees say that they are able to telecommute, work flex-time or both. This compared to only 22% of the least happy workers.
  13. 13. Stop emailing them all the time! Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index
  14. 14. Stop emailing them all the time! Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index 50% of all employees feel they receive too many emails. 68% feel that it negatively impacts productivity.
  15. 15. Time to go green! Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index
  16. 16. Time to go green! Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index 74% of happy employees say they work for an employer with some sort of eco-friendly policies.
  17. 17. Workplace design and aesthetics matter. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index
  18. 18. Workplace design and aesthetics matter. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index Happy workers describe their workplace as productive, energetic and well-designed. Unhappy workers describe their workplace as demotivating, dull, plain
  19. 19. Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index For more information, visit: http://go.staplesadvantage.com/workplaceindex

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