Open office spaces are distracting

Open office spaces are distracting … An entirely un-shocking survey has found that nearly 100% of employees working in an open office environment are distracted by their co-workers during the workday. According to the survey, 40% of open-office workers say they are always or very often distracted. 50% of respondents said the open office plan made it difficult for them to focus. These are what employees in open office spaces say are their Top 3 distractions:

  1. Loud co-worker on the phone
  2. Office celebrations
  3. Co-workers talking nearby (The Ladders

Speaking of work … When it comes to people quitting their jobs, money is the biggest motivating factor. According to research by compensation software company Payscale, here are the top reasons people leave their jobs

  • Want more pay – 25%
  • Unhappy at their current organization – 15%
  • Want to work at an organization more aligned with their values – 14%
  • Unhappy their current position is not full-time – 10%
  • Want a promotion – 7%
  • Want a more flexible schedule – 2%
  • Other – 15% (The Ladders)

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