Jobless kiwis' wellbeing tops that of disengaged workers

Wed, 27 Jun 2012

By Hannah Lynch June 27 (BusinessDesk) - Unemployed kiwis have a better overall level of wellbeing than ‘disengaged’ employees, according to consulting company Gallup's global wellbeing finder. Some 72 percent of New Zealanders are actively disengaged in the workforce, with 59 percent of disengaged employees behaving poorly with family and friends after a stressful days work, the survey found. That compared with 34 percent of engaged employees who behaved badly. "New Zealand talks a lot about raising productivity and being more innovative...

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