Sunday, September 24, 2017

STRESS LEVELS ARE RISING WORLDWIDE

STRESS LEVELS ARE RISING IN WORKPLACES AROUND THE WORLD…

In a recent global survey of 1,000 corporations across 15 countries, commissioned by The Regus Group it was found that the levels of workplace stress have risen over the last two years. The survey found 6 in 10 workers in significant global economies experienced increased workplace stress.

The survey found that China (86%) had the highest rise in workplace stress. While those workers in larger companies worldwide (over 1000 workers and more) were nearly twice as likely to suffer from stress. These heightened stress levels were costing world economies billions of dollars in lost productivity and health related problems. One of the most important aspects to reducing the stress levels of employees was in assisting them to develop a healthy work-life balance.

MORE STRESS RELATED INFORMATION

You can find out more about this survey at the The Regus Group Website

STRESS MANAGEMENT AND STRESS RELIEF IN THE WORKPLACE

At the Global Organization for Stress our work also supports the importance of finding a balance for employees in their working and personal life. Stress management and stress relief methods are vital in reducing workplace stress levels. Flexible working hours, encouragement to take leave entitlements, company based stress reduction programs and a culture of ‘the health of our employees matters’, all assists in minimizing stress levels in the workplace.

FROM THE GLOBAL ORGANIZATION FOR STRESS

These stress related news and research updates are brought to you by the Association of the Global Organization for Stress. Membership is free and you can start your membership by signing up today…

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