The world’s most boring jobs: Drab careers ranked by sector, position and country

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With country in mind, thank your lucky stars if you don’t work in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) or Italy, where 83 per cent of workers are bored.

By comparison, Brits are positively jumping for joy with 36 per cent of workers that say they?re not bored, though they?re not nearly as enthusiastic as the French and Swiss.

Indeed, boring jobs seem to be in short supply, as 42 per cent and 49 per cent of workers in France and Switzerland claim they?re not bored, respectively.

Most boring country

Country

Bored

Not Bored

UAE

83%

17%

Italy

83%

17%

USA

74%

26%

Singapore

70%

30%

Ireland

69%

31%

Spain

68%

32%

Hong Kong

65%

35%

UK

64%

36%

France

58%

42%

Switzerland

51%

49%

Leguay added: Boredom at work is a key issue for firms trying to keep millennials engaged, especially in traditional industries such as accounting and legal jobs which can be perceived as dull while employers attempt to give young employees the satisfaction of making an impact in their work life in order to prevent them from moving on too swiftly.

?Without an inspirational leadership figure, or an exciting professional challenge to motivate younger team members, boredom will quickly settle in.

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