How to motivate employees without raising stress levels

Company leaders must realise that their employees’ mental health is just as important as their physical health and that they need to take steps to create a work environment where employees thrive

15th March, 2020
How to motivate employees without raising stress levels
A total of 51 per cent of professionals surveyed said their stress levels were much higher than five years ago. Picture: Getty

On the surface, it seems like we should be feeling a little less anxiety at work. Over the past five years, most of the world’s economies have ploughed ahead and unemployment has fallen. Lately, wages have grown faster than inflation.

Here in Ireland, the unemployment rate reached a 13-year low of 4.8 per cent in January, while Central Statistics Office figures show wages grew at their fastest rate in more than a decade,...

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