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Workplace Stress - Take My Breath Away

Published: 10/15/2010 8:14:00 PM - Author: Janice Wooster
If you’re in HR you’re definitely familiar with the effects of stress in the workplace. We see the outcomes consistently in lost time at work, increased illness and medical costs, employee turnover, inability to attract the best staff, and in some really unfortunate and extreme instances, it can break out as violence.

So I’m always interested when I come across articles and resources suggesting they can help to reduce stress in the workplace. But lately, I’m beginning to see an imbalance between employer and employee responsibility. The trend seems to be moving away from assisting the employer to be aware of their role in reducing unnecessary stress in the workplace, and placing responsibility for managing what I can only assume is now the accepted inevitability of increasingly stressful workplaces squarely on the employee.

Cobwebs and Cleaning Ladies - When It Comes To Performance The Devil May Be In The Details

Published: 8/19/2010 - Author: Janice Wooster
I’ve recently reached that time in my life when I treat myself to a cleaning lady every two weeks. Of course I still keep things tidy, but I feel I’ve put in my time and so I’ve given those skills an early retirement package and happily declared myself redundant in the housework department.

That is until this week. I suppose every relationship has its honeymoon period. Small indiscretions are overlooked because the bigger picture seems so rosey, but inevitably the rot sets in. For me, it was the cobwebs that did it.

Workplace Stress ... How About Customer Stress?

Published: 8/16/2010 - Author: Janice Wooster
I’ve been blogging recently on workplace stress. A very emotional topic to be sure, but what about Customer Stress? Especially when I’m the customer!

Working At The Centre of Your Light

Published: 7/28/2010 - Author: Janice Wooster
How powerful would it be if we could always work in the centre of our light? What does working at the centre of your light mean for you? Tips for finding your light and staying in the centre of it ...

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