Conducted by SEEK Asia, represented by the jobsDB and JobStreet brands, the Job Happiness Index is polled by more than 35,000 respondents in seven countries across Asia, namely Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, which is to gain detailed insights into the factors motivating employees in the pursuit of job happiness.
A report is compiled to provide useful key insights to employers in order to help them develop and enhance initiatives to attract, engage and retain talent they need.
64% of surveyed employees regionally are neutral to happy
In 2017, Singapore and Hong Kong were placed at the bottom of the chart for happiness countries in the region.
Overall, the regional average in 2017 scored higher compared to 2016 (4.77 in 2017 vs 4.64 in 2016). But almost all the countries, except the Philippines, the Happiness Index for the next 6 months after the surveyed date was dropped than that of 2017.
Average Happiness Index (10-point scale)
Top 3 sources of happiness & unhappiness for Hong Kong employees
Top 3 sources of happiness
Top 3 sources of unhappiness
Opportunities for Career Development
Training & Development Opportunities
The happiest and unhappiest job specialisations for Hong Kong employees
Engineering – Electrical
Hotel Management/ Tourism Services
IT – Hardware
Engineering – Electronics/Communication
Download the full Employee Job Happiness Index 2017 for full details.
Release Date: March 2018
Job Happiness Index 2017
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