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Managing Employee Stress and Fostering Better Health

June 12, 2018 / Corporate Wellness

9 in 10 HR professionals name employee stress as a top factor that negatively impacts wellbeing1.

Pressure can be positive and motivating and it is often essential in a job. But when pressure becomes excessive, or change comes on too quickly to be managed, individuals feel overwhelmed and, ultimately,  stress occurs.

A resilient business is built on resilient people.” Dr. David Batman – Virgin Pulse Science Advisory Board Member.

When your employees are mentally, physically and emotionally healthy they are more productive. Happy workers show a 49% increase in efficiency compared to those who are stressed2.

Did you know that 70% of all employees believe that wellbeing programs contribute to their overall job satisfaction3?

Your organization can achieve employee wellbeing, and ultimately, better business performance if HR leaders are proactive against workplace stress.

Download From Hectic to Happy, an exclusive e-book from Virgin Pulse to discover more about workplace stress and how can you effectively engage your employees for better health, and mitigate the negative effects of stress.

 

Sources

  1. Virgin Pulse, Lighting the Fire. 4 Simple Ways to Help Employees Beat Burnout. 2015. Available here.
  2. Virgin Pulse, Stress Whitepaper, 2017. Available here.
  3. Towers Watson, Global Workforce Study. 2014. Available here.

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