Forty-nine percent of Americans surveyed earlier this year reported that they had experienced a “major stressful event” in the preceding 12 months, and work was the leading non-health-related stressor.
The survey—conducted by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health—found that work problems accounted for 13% of major stressful events, trailing only major health problems and the death of a loved one.
- Make sure HR spending aligns with management goals
- For U.S. employees, a long winter of discontent?
- Are employees more productive before or after vacation?
- When harassment case is on the line, be ready to prove you did everything you could to stop it
- Take harassment seriously, even if complaint comes late