This Socialcast infographic indicates that the links between happiness and work productivity are much closer than you might think. Highly engaged employees can improve performance by 20 percent and reduce turnover by 87 percent; companies with a workforce full of engaged employees reported a 19.2 percent increase in operating income.
What makes a worker happy? Foremost is job security, according to the infographic, followed by benefits, a safe work environment, compensation, the ability to use skills and abilities, the employee's relationship with his supervisor and the work itself.
Check out the full infographic below (click for a larger version). What factors influence your happiness at work?