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The Heat is On! 6 in 10 Employees Report Increased Work Stress

Having trouble “keeping calm and carrying on” at work? You’re in the majority. More than half (52 percent) of workers said they are stressed at work on a day-to-day basis, and 60 percent reported work-related pressure has increased in the last five years, according to a new survey by staffing firm Accountemps. Their concerns are not lost on executives: 54 percent of CFOs acknowledged their teams are stressed, and 55 percent said worker anxiety is on the rise. Employees polled cited heavy workloads and looming deadlines (33 percent), attaining work-life balance (22 percent), and unrealistic expectations of managers (22 percent) as top worries. View an infographic of the survey findings below: “Business is moving faster than ever, and employees can feel the crunch when it comes to imminent deadlines,” said Bill Driscoll, a district president for Accountemps. “Workers shouldn’t suffer in silence. They can tap internal resources for help or seek advice from their managers to ensure they meet work expectations, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.” Driscoll added, “A stressed employee can have detrimental effects on the department or company, including decreased morale and productivity, and increased burnout and turnover. Managers should look for signs their staff is overworked …

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Finance Staff Struggle To Interact With Different Personalities In Other Departments INFOGRAPHIC

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CFOs Reveal Top Hurdles to Cross-Departmental Collaboration There’s the nose-to-the-grindstone worker, the social butterfly and the visionary. Every office has a mix of personalities, and getting along with everyone is not easy. In a Robert Half Finance & Accounting survey, chief financial officers (CFOs) said the greatest challenge for finance and accounting professionals when working with those in other departments is learning to interact with a variety of personalities (39 percent).

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Nature-Starved Offices are Affecting the Health and Productivity of Employees

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Working in environments with natural elements lead to an 8% increase in productivity and 13% higher level of well-being says EMEA study The Human Spaces Report, commissioned by global modular flooring experts, Interface, and led by Organisational Psychologist Professor Sir Cary Cooper, has revealed EMEA employees who work in environments with natural elements (such as greenery and sunlight) report a 13% higher level of well-being and are 8% more productive overall.

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