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Most full-time US workers are happy, according to survey

February 08, 2019 / Stephen Miller

A majority of full-time American staffers (88%) describe themselves as "happy" at work, according to a survey from Wrike. The company's Happiness Index reveals 71% of respondents said they are "mostly happy," while 17% described themselves as "elated." More than 1,000 workers at organizations with 200 or more employees were polled in each of four countries — the U.S., U.K., France and Germany — to calculate survey results. Workers in the study with access to collaborative work management software were 85% more likely to identify as happy in the workplace. Wrike said that trends toward diversity and inclusion and emerging technology in the workplace have a significant correlation with worker happiness. Respondents who identified as happy were 55% more likely to rate their company as "above average" when it comes to diversity, Wrike said. Happy employees also are three times more likely to attend after-work events and 25% ...