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Tag: 7. Managing workstress
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Companies and institutions should try hard to reduce stress within their organization. Stress has become the major cause of sick leave in developed countries. Stress at the workplace has therefore become very costly to employers and society as a whole. Work-related stress also has a strong negative impact on the quality of life of employees. This section of stressinsight contains articles on how stress at work can effectively be reduced, while increasing a company's profitability.
Salary negotiations can be stressful, as there is much at stake. They can be so stressful that many employees and job applicants do not discuss salary with their bosses. Nevertheless, in many situations salary negotiations are possible and pay off. Here is how to negotiate salaries without stress.
Email is useful to communicate at work, but also causes a lot of stress. This is because the feeling of having to deal with emails immediately gives email handling priority over other activities, thus reducing productivity. Fortunately, reducing email stress to increase productivity is rather easy.
Burn-out is the consequence of chronic stress at work, and takes a long time to recover from. Burn-outs therefore take a heavy toll on employee's health and on a company's financial health. What are the main causes of burn-out, and how can burn-outs be avoided?
A burnout is considered by many to be a problem of the employee, which is in no way related to the way a company is being directed. While this is a popular believe, especially with managers, this is not true in most of the cases. A burnout is often the consequence of suboptimal working conditions.
Bringing pets to the workplace is a very creative solution to reduce stress at work. Some companies actively encourage their employees to bring their pets. But does the presence of pets indeed reduce stress at work? Is there any evidence for this? Let's find out!