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June 05, 2012

Desk Rage

by Mary Stier

DeskrageDesk Rage.

It shouldn’t surprise any of us that a Gallup poll recently released its finding that on the job stress is the #1 reason for employee dissatisfaction in the American workplace.

And for our working Moms, stress is so prevalent that a whopping 86% of them report feeling stressed.

Our sluggish economy has provided us with a double edged sword--- “right sizing” has slashed jobs while piling on the workload to remaining workers. With no end in sight.

So how do you keep an eye on your valuable employees to insure that they don’t burn out and flame out?

Blogger Lauren Hockenson found this great graphic entitled “Desk Rage: The Tell-Tale signs of an overworked employee” which was created by Column Five in conjunction with Kaes.

For those of you who are visual learners, take a look and be mindful of these clues that your stressed out employees are exhibiting.

Your job as leader is to insure that you pick the best people, give them the resources that they need to get the job done and then give them the freedom to their job well.

Don’t let stress get the best of you or your talented staff.

(To see the infographic full sized, just click on it.)


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Thanks Alina! The graphics are great and easy to remember. So great to see them in Germany!

Such an important topic and perfectly summarized in the infographic. I think everybody should print it out and take it to the office. I'll do it.

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