Employees Feeling Stressed, Dissatisfied

 

Employees Feeling Stressed, Dissatisfied

Employees Feeling Stressed, Dissatisfied

Findings from the survey show that 36 percent of American workers said they regularly felt stress at work and 49 percent, almost half, said that low levels of salary had an important impact on work stress levels.

That shows that money is on many worker’s minds, however it’s only one of the reasons that the workforce in the United States is unhappy. 43 percent felt that they opportunities to advance and grow, while too heavy of a workload were cited by 43 percent.

40 percent of the workers in America felt that expectations of them on the job were unrealistic and 39 percent said they worked hours that were too long. All of these reasons were mentioned as increasing stress.

Money aside, 43 percent of those workers polled said that their employers do not provide enough non-salary awards or recognize workers contributions. 57 percent of the workforce was satisfied at the workplace practices of their employers. Only 52 percent of those surveyed feel valued by their employer, around two thirds are motivated to try hard at work and 32 percent say they’ll be looking for a new job within the year.


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