Two-thirds of employees have high stress levels and, on five or more days per year, nearly one-third come to work too stressed to be effective, according to a StressPulse survey by ComPsych.
“As the economy continues to sputter, organizations are still doing more with less and that can take a toll on workers,” says Dr. Richard A. Chaifetz, ComPsych chairman/CEO. “Many employees have reached a point of unprecedented burnout.”
He says forward-thinking employers try to alleviate employees’ stress and help staff refocus with employee assistance and work-life programs.
Key findings from the ComPsych survey: