Toronto — More than three-fourths of Canadian workers have missed time because of mental health concerns, with on-the-job stress the leading cause, according to a white paper from the Mental Health Commission of Canada and consulting firm Morneau Shepell.
Menlo Park, CA – The holiday season brings with it a mix of joy and stress for workers: 51 percent say they’re more cheerful at work this time of year, but 35 percent feel more work-related pressure, according to the results of a recent survey conducted by Accountemps, a finance staffing firm.
Ann Arbor, MI – “You learn something new every day,” an old adage suggests. And people who apply that saying at work may be more effective at dealing with stress than their co-workers who take coffee breaks, walk or listen to music to relax on the job, according to researchers at the University of Michigan.
Washington – Organizational changes in the workplace lead workers to experience chronic stress and the desire to change jobs, as well as a decrease in trust of their employer, according to the results of a survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of the American Psychological Association.
Washington – Months into the new presidential administration, American workers are feeling more anxious and negative regarding political talk at work than they did prior to the election, according to the latest survey from the American Psychological Association.