When was the last time you had a bad day at work?
A day where [sic] you feel lousy on the job. You’re unhappy at work, and when you come home, you definitely don’t feel like having more of those days.
Because bad days are influenced by numerous factors both related and unrelated to the workplace, it’s not surprising that nearly all of us have had them. Only 8 percent of employees claim to never, or almost never, have experienced such a day.
Of the many factors that influence our workdays, which have the greatest effect?
What makes for a bad day at work?
Here are the top responses to the question, “Which workplace factors played a role in your most recent bad day at work?”
I’m not surprised by any of these factors.
The solution is to recognize great work. The ROI of reducing employees’ bad days is significant.