By Susan Ricker
Between commutes, budgets, client demands and deadlines, it's no wonder work can be a huge source of stress. More than three quarters of workers are feeling the pressure, too: An overwhelming 77 percent of workers say they are sometimes or always burned out in their jobs, according to a... Read More »
What is the worst job in America? In a troubled economy, where unemployment is high and the employed are overworked and underpaid, the competition is surely stiff. But each year CareerCast.com, the employment website, ranks 200 professions in America to come up with the answer.
The list is based on five... Read More »
From the vitriolic Gordon Ramsay to the politically incorrect jester David Brent, the bad boss is a cherished trope of our culture. It's also a detested trope of many Americans' lives.
A video from the website Online MBA breaks down the real cost of bad bosses, with helpful illustrations and twinkly... Read More »
Back during the whole Marissa-Mayer-is-pregnant dust-up this summer, I mentioned that being the CEO is actually a great job for the mom of small kids. If you're late to a 9 a.m. meeting, people will wait for you. If you don't want to work from 5:30-8 p.m., people will take your calls at 8:30. They fly to see... Read More »
Last week's shootings outside the Empire State Building in New York City shone a spotlight on mental health issues in the workplace. While it's not clear whether mental illness drove Jeffrey Johnson to target a former colleague a year after being laid off from his job at Hazan Imports, it's clear that Johnson... Read More »
By Cindy Perman
Stressed out at work? Take a number.
Nearly three-fourths (73 percent) of American workers are stressed out by at least one thing at work, according to Everest College's 2012 Work Stress Survey conducted by Harris Interactive. Read More »
By Kelly Gurnett
Sometimes there's no escaping stress on the job. Deadlines come one on top of the other, bosses start yelling, and as much as you'd love to just up and leave, fleeing isn't an option if you'd still like to collect a paycheck.
How's a harried worker to avoid being overwhelmed? Read More »
Crabby bosses? Obnoxious co-workers? Too much stress? Long, expensive commutes? Those are all concerns of the American worker, but according to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association (APA). More people are stressed out about what they consider low pay than any other aspect of their job. Read More »
Work-related tweets, texts, e-mails -- even old-fashioned phone calls at home after business hours -- all take their toll on workers these days; but women are adversely affected by them more than men. That's from a recent survey of American workers, conducted by University of Toronto researchers.
Of course... Read More »
Almost half of us are bummed out about our low salaries, and a third of us are stressed out at work in general. Those are the further stress-inducing findings of a Harris Interactive survey conducted on behalf of the American Psychological Association (APA).
The survey, conducted just last month, found that... Read More »
According to a recent survey conducted by Buck Consultants, a Xerox company, employers recognize how work stress can effect employee performance and are responding by offering multiple programs and initiatives to help employees better manage work stress.
The survey, "Stress in the Workplace," identifies the... Read More »