Indian knowledge workers have been ranked as the happiest employees in the world, In light of the recent report by the HP Work Relationship Index. The study, which surveyed over 15,600 people from 12 countries, found that 50% of Indian knowledge workers are happy with their jobs, compared to only 27% globally. The study also identified six factors that contribute to workplace happiness, including fulfillment and skills, in which India scored well. Additionally, Indian workers prioritize happiness over high pay and value having a say in their tools and workspace for successful hybrid work. However, only 2 out of 5 knowledge workers believe their companies can provide the right tools for hybrid work.
Indian Workforce Tops Global Happiness Rankings: HP Work Relationship Index
The HP Work Relationship Index reveals that Indian knowledge workers are the happiest employees worldwide. With 50% of them expressing job satisfaction, compared to just 27% globally, Indian workers prioritize happiness in the workplace. The study also identifies key factors contributing to this happiness, including fulfillment and skills, in which India excels. However, there is room for improvement, as only 2 out of 5 knowledge workers believe their companies can provide the right tools for hybrid work.
Indian Workers Prioritize Happiness and a Say in Their Tools and Workspace
Indian workers value happiness over high pay and have higher expectations for their work relationships. They seek a better work experience, even if it means taking a lower-paying job. In the current era of hybrid work, Indian knowledge workers want a say not only in the tools they use but also in where they work. However, only 2 out of 5 knowledge workers believe their companies can meet their expectations for hybrid work tools. This highlights the importance of providing employees with technology that fits their needs and allowing them to choose their workspace for a successful work-life balance.