Health problems have been known to come from stress for years. Did you know that stress can also have a dramatic affect on both your performance at work, and the bottom line of your company? The body gets stressed and sends hormones through our body that effects brain function. While stressed, the brain will have trouble generating new memories and accessing old memories. When you’re chronically stressed these hormones can actually damage and kill brain cells. Stress can obviously impede productivity at work which makes us ineffective at our job which affects the bottom line of our companies.
Job stress costs United States companies an estimated $300 billion annually. That is a number to high to ignore. This figure is a result of employee turnover, absenteeism and a loss of productivity. There are many reasons for stress at work and they vary from each business as each business operates differently. However there are many common causes of stress in the workplace. Sometimes it has to do with low salary pay for employees and other times it has to do with workload, drama between employees, lack of communication and long hours among other reasons.
Many of these common stress factors are outlined in the Infographic below that is provided by the team at EnMast. They has identified the most common causes of stress in the workplace and provided solutions to each of these forms of workplace stress. These suggestions can help business owners and employees to make changes in their respective workplace environments to help lower the amount of stress in the workplace and the issues that come with stress in the workplace.
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