State of Workplace Empathy

People are at the heart of everything we do. And everything you do, too.

Your people have individual preferences and desires to maximize on work-life integration. Your people have entered the workforce in varying circumstances that shape their perception of what is and is not possible. Your people have unique expectations of their leadership and how they create an impactful culture.

Ultimately, your people are craving empathy. And since 2016, we have been trying to help you get it right.

Start reading the latest report
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Our annual State of Workplace Empathy report investigates the evolving meaning behind empathy. What does it look like at work? And are efforts really making a difference?

For employers and the employees they serve, empathy can take on a variety of meanings. Our report, surveying a diverse cross-section of 3,000 professionals across six industries, aims to close the empathy gap.

  • 69% of employees say their organizations are empathetic, down from 72% in 2021
  • More than 1/3 of employees say their manager has the greatest impact on building an empathetic workplace.
  • 59% of employees fear reaching out to a manager or HR about a mental health issue could negatively affect their job security