Three-quarters (75%) of UK white-collar employees are contemplating quitting their job or changing careers because of burnout, insufficient work-life balance, and toxic workplace environments.
A nation-wide survey has found that 57 per cent of all staff – including those WFH and in the office – are suffering from bouts of low morale.
Censuswide polls show that nearly half of workers believe their workplace is toxic. Another 18% think their bosses do not care for their mental well-being.
Juno Life, a life company, commissioned this survey. Juno admitted that the pandemic had ‘certainly worsened’ things. Businesses previously stated that the coronavirus crisis led to a shift in work culture that was ‘greater’ than any radical regulation or reform.
Three-quarters (75%) of UK white-collar employees are contemplating quitting their job or changing careers because of burnout, insufficient work-life balance, and toxic work environments.
40% of respondents said that their company is operating at reduced capacity because staff are leaving the industry. 15% reported seeing sales decline as firms struggle to keep up with customer demand.
A survey found that over 30% of white-collar leaders are having difficulty filling vacant posts, while 13% foresee the problem becoming a serious issue in the near future.
Although 23 percent of workers stated money as a driving factor, 58 percent said other companies offered a better work/life balance, or better workplace culture.
A nation-wide survey has found that 57 per cent of all staff – including those WFH and in the office – are suffering from bouts of low morale
64% think their bosses are trying to resolve shortages. 36% believe management complacency will cause a decline in morale.
Ally Fekaiki, CEO, stated that the findings show employees desire control over work and life balance. She also said they want autonomy and control over benefits. This is in contrast to an ”at any cost” attitude which leads to unhealthy workplaces, low motivation, and toxic work environments.
“Employees are concerned about financial remuneration, but also protect culture, benefits that benefit the individual, and work-life balance.
“The best advice for any company looking to fill a job in this competitive market is to not only ensure you have the top salary but also to provide spiritual care and well-being.