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Survey show strong link between office design and job satisfaction in Europe 
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Survey show strong link between office design and job satisfaction in Europe 

Kinnarps Next Office® consultancy surveyed over 5,300 employees from over 60 of their clients across Europe to discover what agile looks like when it moves from paper to practice.

Source: www.kinnarps.us

When asked how important the office design and environment was to their job satisfaction, the 5,600 employees surveyed in this Kinnarps study answered 5 on a 6 scale. Though the survey results did not include any statistical significance data and was comprised of only Kinnarps customers, the findings are still worth noting. Respondents across six industries (individual reports are available) also answered questions about, among other things:

 

How they spent their day:

   - 34% writing

   - 29% of the time in meetings

   - 16% planning

   - 12% on the phone

   - 10% other

 

Where they preferred to work:

  - Three highest answers were personal workstation, concentration workstation, and small meeting room

   - In agile environments, preference for the personal workstation went from 58% to 18%

 

Preference for meeting room size:

   - Those wanting small meeting rooms outnumbered those wanting large ones by 3:1


New survey results about corner offices, titles, skills, and moonlighting 
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New survey results about corner offices, titles, skills, and moonlighting 

Professionals spend an average of 90,000 hours working over the course of a lifetime. That’s half of the waking hours in your working adult life. So with over half a billion professionals on LinkedIn, we have taken a closer look at what success means to you. What are you in it for? Why do you get up and go to work every day?

Source: blog.linkedin.com

In rather a hodge-podge of survey questions, this Linked-In poll shows:

  • 96% don't care about a corner office
  • 89% say skills are more important than titles
  • 86% don't care about having an admirable job
  • 69% work primarliy to pay the bills
  • 39% feel successful when teaching others
  • 36% get their satisfaction from moonlighting
  • 34% would take a paycut in exchange for a flexible schedule