9 Reasons Americans Increasingly Hate Their Jobs

Annual "Value of Work" Survey Shows Employee Discontent on the Rise

4. No Extra Effort

Happy employees will bend over backward to go the extra mile in their jobs. But this year’s crop of respondents aren’t so happy.

When asked if they would be willing to work extra hours at their jobs, only 20%  said they’d burn the midnight oil. That’s a sharp decrease from last year’s 49% who said they’d be willing to work longer unexpected hours at their jobs.