A new survey by online career and recruitment solutions provider Monster India, and global market research company GfK shows that over half of Indian workers (55 per cent) love or like their jobs placing India third in international happiness rankings, behind Canada and the Netherlands. According to the survey, nearly one in five (18 per cent) Indians love their jobs so much they would work for free. Only 5 per cent of Indian workers admit they actively dislike their jobs and no Indian workers say they hate their jobs – the lowest percentage of all countries surveyed.
The research revealed that India’s younger workers are most likely to be happy at work, with almost three quarters (72 per cent) of workers aged 18 – 24 reporting that they like or love their jobs. However, the research also shows an inverse correlation between age and happiness at work, with the number of workers content with their jobs falling to just a third (36 per cent) for those aged 50 – 64.