34 reasons employees are so unhappy these days

Read on for insights into the reality of workplace culture in 2022 and how to improve it for employees.

Employees are unsatisfied with their managers

For companies, improving management practices could lead to more positive workplace culture and employee retention.

Employees like to know where they stand, and ambiguity from above only cultivates insecurity and dissatisfaction.

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The no. 1 reason employees are frustrated? Unclear communication

No one likes a boss who’s constantly looking over their shoulder, telling them how to do their job.

The no. 2 reason employees are frustrated? Micromanagement

Abuse of power, especially when it’s obvious and ongoing, is a major source of employee dissatisfaction.

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The no. 3 reason employees are frustrated? Favoritism


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