Engaged employees are rare. According to Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace report, only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work. New Zealand has one of the highest levels of engaged employees among the countries surveyed, at 23%. Australia’s engagement rate is similar, at 24%. But both countries fall short of the United States, where 30% of employed residents are engaged at work.

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