Wellbeing - Workplace Stress Awareness
Written on the 20 May 2015
Australians are known for placing great emphasis on work and career. Working hard, however, should not be confused with overworking at the expense of relationships and physical health.
For most of us list work as a significant source of stress, with over half of those recently surveyed by the AMA, indicating that their work productivity suffers due to stress. Looking fora new job because of stress, is not uncommon.
Job stress is also a concern for employers, costing millions per year through absenteeism, diminished productivity, employee turnover and direct medical, legal and insurance fees.