CNBC reported that just 30 percent of employees are engaged and inspired at work, according to Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace Report. The report had surveyed more than 150,000 full- and part-time workers during 2012. A little more than half of workers (52 percent) have a perpetual case of the Mondays—they’re present, but not particularly excited about their job.
The remaining 18 percent are actively disengaged or, as Gallup CEO Jim Clifton put it in the report, “roam the halls spreading discontent.” Worse, Gallup reports, those actively disengaged employees cost the U.S. up to $550 billion annually in lost productivity.
Read the full article from CNBC here.