National Stress Awareness Day

OPP experts reflect on the need for a personal approach to stress management

Working days lost due to stressToday is National Stress Awareness Day and under this year’s theme is “Employee Wellbeing as a Worthwhile Investment in Your Business” we’re all being encouraged to consider the impact of stress at work.

Although often underestimated, OPP research shows that up to 70% of employees report experiencing workplace stress, with more than a fifth thinking of quitting their job because of it. Of course, stress affects people in different ways and how it is experienced is determined by an individual’s personality.

OPP’s CEO, Penny Moyle, and Head of Research, John Hackston, explore the role that understanding personality plays in identifying typical stress triggers and appropriate coping strategies in our latest blog post.