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New Global Report Finds Gen Y Employees Least Engaged

Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) August 7, 2008

A global study, The State of Employee Engagement 2008, finds that Generation Y employees are the least engaged in the workplace on four continents. The new report was issued by Princeton consultants BlessingWhite.

The The State of Employee Engagement 2008 explores workplace attitudes among three generations of employees and draws on survey responses from more than 7,500 individuals and interviews with 40 senior human resource and line managers.

The findings indicate that at least one quarter of Generation Y employees are disengaged in all key geographic regions except India. Southeast Asia reported the greatest portion of disengaged Gen Y workers with 35%.

Disengaged Employees Levels by Generation and Region:

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