Recognizing the negative effect stress has on employees’ health, companies are taking a proactive approach to fixing the problem.
In fact, most employers (68%) have four or more programs in place to help workers deal with stress, and 22% of companies offer eight or more stress-relief programs for workers.
That’s according to the recent Buck Consultants study titled, “Stress in the Workplace.”
So what are your peers doing to help their employees reduce workplace stress?
The number one resource that companies employ is an employee assistance program (EAP), which 78% of the survey respondents said they had in place.
Other popular stress-reducing tactics include:
flexible work schedules (63%)
work-life balance support programs (46%), and
leadership training on worker stress (45%).
Readers, what does your company do to help its workers combat stress? Let us know in the Comments section.