Industry As for the industries with the workers most satisfied by their roles, those in human resources are the most likely to love their work, as 55 per cent responded with a firm yes. This was followed by 51 per cent of technology & telecoms professionals, 49 per cent of engineers and 48 per cent in sales and the public sector & education alike. Comparatively, tourism & restaurants, construction & property and logistics are the sectors with the workers least likely to appreciate their job, as 68 per cent said no to loving their work. Emolument believes HR professionals are more likely to enjoy their jobs than counterparts in other sectors because of the social interaction it requires. Duties aren’t focused on company growth and finances, but supporting personal growth of peers, which is said to result in lower stress levels.
On the other hand, jobs further down the rankings increase in stressful environments, with demanding customers and problem-solving generating staff frustrations. Interestingly, it would then be down to HR to help resolve problems and discuss them, creating a full circle scenario. Continue on the next page, which details job satisfaction based on location, employee experience and company size.
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