Office workers are starting to feel pain Great resignationas increased workloads and the intensity of recurring tasks prompted up to 70% of employees to think about leaving work in the next six months.
This was reported by UiPath, which develops software for enterprise automation 2022 Office Workers Surveywhich collected 5,000 responses from office workers from the US, UK, France, Germany, India, Australia and Singapore.
The so-called The big resignation shows no signs of slowing downwhile a record 4.5 million American workers quit their jobs in November 2021 alone. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Now 70% of respondents said they are considering following their example in the next six months.
This led to the fact that the rest of the colleagues feel increased pressure at work: 83% of respondents took on up to six new tasks outside of job descriptions due to the dismissal of colleagues. As a result, 68% of respondents said they no longer knew what was their responsibility.
“Very few people are fired just because of their salary. It’s usually more about working conditions, “said Jack Gold, president and chief analyst at J. Gold Associates. said Computerworld at the beginning of the year.
Homogeneity also negatively affects the well-being of employees, in many respondents express their frustration with having to perform what they see as daily or administrative tasks. These annoying tasks include answering emails (42%), scheduling calls and appointments (35%) and entering data (34%). Worldwide, 94% of respondents said they feel exhausted at the end of the workday at least once a week.
“The world of work has changed, and retaining and attracting workers through new technology is a business imperative,” said Bettina Koblik, UiPath’s head of human resources.
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