Udemy In Depth: 2016 Workplace Boredom Report

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Boredom at work is an early-warning sign of disengagement that can negatively impact an organization’s bottom line.

Battling Boredom Blues: How to Engage Today’s Workers

Corporate leaders need to keep an eye on bored workers. They might have tremendous potential, but something is holding them back from putting forth a full effort. Often it’s that they don’t feel challenged and rewarded and, hence, would rather work where they can stretch and grow.

Key Findings

  • Nearly half (43 percent) of U.S. full-time office workers confess they’re bored or disengaged at work
  • 80 percent of employees agreed that “being given opportunities to learn new skills at work would make me more interested and engaged in my job”
  • Disengaged workers are 2.5 times more likely to quit
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