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.
- How to Fire an Employee the Legal Way: 6 Termination Guidelines
- When employee complains, you must investigate -- but you can insist on a civilized complaint
- 8 ways to kill HR credibility ... and tips to avoid them
- Extend your grief benefits beyond simple bereavement leave
- Passing the baton smoothly, DuPont-style