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Employee engagement dropped in the past two years, after trending up for the past decade, according to a report from Gallup. The polling firm found that employee engagement dropped from 36% of employees who said they were engaged in 2020, to 34% in 2021, down to 32% in 2022.

The ratio of engaged to actively disengaged workers in the U.S. dropped to 1.8-to-1, down from 2.1-to-1 in 2021 and 2.6-to-1 in 2020, the study found. That ratio is the lowest in the U.S. since 2013, the report says. The record high is a ratio of 2.7-to-1 recorded in 2019.

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