The World of Work in Data

We spend a third of our lives at work; discover the data behind it. Brought to you by Workday.

Insights based on:

Employee survey responses
Employee comments
Countries represented


Discover the Latest Insights

Heartbeat uses employee engagement data from the Workday Peakon Employee Voice platform, revealing the latest findings from research into the world of work.
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The Great Regeneration: an analysis of employee turnover intentions by industry and region

By Heartbeat
Learn how the pandemic has impacted the risk of employee attrition in different industries and regions based on a database of over 200 million employee survey responses across 160 countries.
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The Great Regeneration: Turning the Tide on Employee Resignations

By Heartbeat
Learn why employees stayed in their roles for longer during the pandemic, how to more accurately predict attrition, and what organizations can do to retain top talent.
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Employee Expectations Report 2021

By Heartbeat
Employee expectations are always evolving. Discover the 4 trends that will help you attract and retain the best talent in 2021.
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The Impact of COVID-19 on Employee Engagement

By Heartbeat
The pandemic has challenged many of us to do our jobs under different and difficult circumstances. It’s also reshaped how organizations engage with employees. Discover what your employees are feeling and thinking—and how organizations can respond—to make this new world of work work for everyone.
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The Employee Expectations Report 2020

By Heartbeat
Employee expectations are always evolving. Discover the 4 trends that will help you attract and retain the best talent in 2020.
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The Employee Voice

By Heartbeat
Drawn from 11 million employee comments across 160 countries, The Employee Voice investigates what employees are asking for, why they’re asking — and whether their organizations are actually listening.
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Working Better Together

By Heartbeat
In this report, Heartbeat shines a light on how the attitudes and experiences of each generation in the workplace differ, in order to help organizations better cater to the needs of their workforce.
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The 9-Month Warning: Identifying Quitters before It's Too Late

By Heartbeat
Staff turnover can be one of the most costly challenges for any business. We investigate whether it is possible to predict employee departures in advance, and uncover the common causes of attrition.
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The XX Factor:
The Strategic Benefits of Women in Leadership

By Heartbeat
With calls for increased female representation in executive positions louder than ever, we look at the positive impact that female leadership has on employees and their perception of their organisation’s strategy.

Your True Benchmark®

How engaged are you?

Are Americans more engaged than Europeans? Are Millennials really more negative? And is it true that employees experience a “honeymoon period” during their first few months in a new job?

Select the attributes that represent you–or your colleagues–and find out.

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  • Consumer
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  • Consumer Durables & Apparel
  • Consumer Services
  • Diversified Financials
  • Education
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  • Government
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  • Independent Power and Renewable Electricity Producers
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  • Non-Profit
  • Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences
  • Professional Services
  • Retailing
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  • Transportation
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  • 25 - 35
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  • Manager
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  • Netherlands
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  • United Kingdom
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Your True Benchmark®

Global Average: 7.9/10
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