Many workers were a lot less enthusiastic about the people they work for in 2010 than they were a year earlier.
Consultants at Aon Hewitt, a unit of Aon Corp., Lincolnshire, Ill. (NYSE:AON), have reported that finding in a summary of results from an analysis of survey data from 5,700 large employers located around the world.
The percentage of workers who said they have positive feelings about their employers’ people and human resources practices fell to 47%, from 57%.
The percentage who said they were happy with their employers’ leadership sank to 54%, from 66%.
The overall engagement fell to 56%, from 60%.
The decline in the overall engagement level was the largest the consultants have recorded in the past 15 years.