PRODUCTIVITY

The Scary Truth About Stress in the Workplace (Infographic)

Need another reason to let your employees leave for the July 4th holiday early? Stressed out employees are a real productivity killer.
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As an entrepreneur, you're all too familiar with the feeling of being stressed out, but you probably don't know the extent to which stress impacts productivity at your company.

Employee stress costs businesses an estimated $300 billion per year in added health care costs and missed work. What's more, one in three workers feel they are living with "extreme stress," according to Officevibe.

To get the facts on how strain and anxiety infect the workplace, check out the infographic below.


IMAGES: Alamy, Stress at Work
Last updated: Jul 3, 2014

GRAHAM WINFREY

Graham Winfrey is a staff writer for Inc.com. He previously covered alternative investments at Private Equity International magazine, prior to which he worked at Business Insider and msnbc.com. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.




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