Workplace Stress

  • 10 Most Stressful Jobs of 2011

    10 Most Stressful Jobs of 2011

    With most Americans working longer and harder it's likely many workers are feeling more stressed than ever. Add to that the recent jump in gasoline prices and years of meager wage increases, and it's understandable why some people are near wit's end. Continue Reading

  • Do Computers Stress You Out?

    Do Computers Stress You Out?

    While technology changes at light speed, people change in steps. In a digital world, we're finding it more and more difficult just to keep up -- much less to actually use change to our advantage. Today, change is so intense, it could more accurately be described as "disruption." The question is, are there... Continue Reading

  • Dogs Improve Office Productivity

    Dogs Improve Office Productivity

    Anyone who has ever owned a dog knows they're good company to have around the house and can make you more relaxed. They're good company at work, too, according to new research cited in The Economist. Researchers at Central Michigan University did an experiment with 12 groups of four people each to see how they... Continue Reading

  • Work Stress: What Are Companies Doing About It?

    Work Stress: What Are Companies Doing About It?

    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... Continue Reading

  • Workplace Distractions: The Epidemic of Overwhelm

    Workplace Distractions: The Epidemic of Overwhelm

    Outlines the five biggest workplace distractions and nine reasons why e-mail is the biggest workplace distraction. Continue Reading