Infographic: Six in 10 Employees Report Increased Work Stress
Having trouble “keeping calm and carrying on” at work? You’re in the majority. More than half (52 per cent) of workers said they are stressed at work on a day-to-day basis, and 60 per cent reported work-related pressure has increased in the last five years, according to a new survey by staffing firm Accountemps. Their concerns are not lost on executives: 54 per cent of CFOs acknowledged their teams are stressed, and 55 per cent said worker anxiety is on the rise. Employees polled cited heavy workloads and looming deadlines (33 per cent), attaining work-life balance (22 per cent), and unrealistic expectations of managers (22 per cent) as top worries.