Well-being at work is an overall experience of how an individual feels at work. It includes work-related attitudes, emotions and alertness. Well-being at work is influenced by working conditions, the properties of the work itself and individual factors. Work ability refers to the totality of an individual’s resources and other work-related factors. Incapacity for work refers to a significant decrease in work ability. An individual’s ability to work is influenced by the individual’s health and functional capacity, professional competence, motivation, attitudes and values.
The majority considers leadership in social welfare and health care to be coaching. Browse the results of the Mitä kuuluu? survey regarding leadership and supervisory work.
Monitoring the stressfulness of working time is the basis for further development of working time.
The COVID-19 pandemic increased stress or strain in several professions in the municipal sector.
The study examines the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on municipal sector work based on a survey conducted in 2022.
The Working Life Barometer by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has studied experiences of occupational burnout since 2019.
The Working Life Barometer includes a question on how often the respondent has feelings related to occupational burnout or harmful stress in their work.
The survey provides an updated overview of the work, well-being at work and competence of employees in the private service sector in the early 2020s.
Experiences of work engagement is common in all sectors
Well-being at work experiences, such as work engagement, job burnout symptoms, job boredom and work addiction vary somewhat between industrial sectors.
How is the industrial sector, gender, age, level of education, mode of employment or position linked to work engagement, job satisfaction, job boredom, work addiction, job burnout or work ability? View the results based on the “How are you feeling?” well-being at work test data.
Ageing in shift work is particularly detrimental to the quality of sleep, and various illnesses among older employees are becoming more common. The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health recommends providing older employees with better opportunities to reduce the number of night shifts and long working times.
The Kunta10 survey reveals that municipal employees were, for the most part, fairly satisfied with their work life in the past year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the year was difficult, positive trends were seen in several areas of work life.
Supervisors in social welfare and health care receive positive feedback regarding their leadership. The majority of employees consider the nature of their leadership to be fair and coaching.
The City of Helsinki as an example of shift planning that promotes recovery
The Abilitator is a self-assessment method of work ability and functional capacity based on the respondent’s own assessment of their situation.