Stress at work accounts for 35% of work related ill health. Almost 23 days a year are lost per stress related incident resulting in over 9.9 million days a year! According to the Labour Force Survey 2014/15, the impact of stress on lost productivity costs UK businesses £3.7 billion a year.
Millennials, or Generation Y, are the employees in your firm who are under the age of 35. Born and raised in the digital age, they have different characteristics and requirements to their older counterparts. This series of articles looks at these characteristics and how to get the best from this emerging talent.
A research team at the University of Toronto have found the exhaustion that can occur due to workplace anxiety can directly lead to poor performance at work. The study, led by John Trougakos, Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour and HR Management at the University, looked at the impact of workplace anxiety among officers in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.