Earlier this year, it was widely reported that less than half of all employees in the U.S. are satisfied with their jobs. In fact, job satisfaction has hit a 22-year low.
Certainly the recession and subsequent layoffs have increased everyone’s anxiety about keeping their jobs. When layoffs occur, morale typically takes a dive. Even for those who have kept their jobs, growth and accomplishment have been hard to come by, as have bonuses and increases.