Nov. 3, 2017 — 59% of employees report being in the high-stress category, with workload and people issues being the top work stressors (39% and 31%, respectively).
These are the findings of the 2017 StressPulse survey released by ComPsych, which found that 56% of employees see accomplishing basic tasks as the top work priority.
"Given that it's an employee market, with some thinking of greener pastures, relationships at work may be strained as people can seem less engaged," said Richard A. Chaifetz, Ph.D., founder, chairman and CEO of ComPsych. "Employers would do well to focus on addressing the causes of stress, fostering teamwork and retaining their top talent in the coming months."
To gauge employee sentiment on what changes might persuade them to stay with their current employer, ComPsych asked, “Other than compensation, what would most motivate you to stay in your job?” Respondents said:
Additional survey results:
Causes of Stress at Work
Causes of Stress at Home
Effect of Stress on Daily Productivity
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