Top Ten Challenges Facing Employees Today

By: Marie Donlon

According to a recently released LinkedIn survey of over 1,000 people, the most challenging issues facing employees in the workplace today — thereby sapping both passion for and engagement in the work that they do — include the following:

1. Achieving work-life balance (38%)

2. Juggling workload (31%)

3. Effectively dealing with coworkers (26%)

4. Workplace politics (25%)

5. Management dealings (23%)

6. Career growth (22%)

7. Finding passion for the work (19%)

8. The feeling that there are no allies in the workplace, no one to guide them (16%)

9. Equal pay/negotiating salary matters (15%)

10. Reading and responding to all emails (13%)