The top five causes of job stress include job pressure, money, health, personal relationships and poor nutrition.
Stress also hinders employees’ ability to think creatively and come up with new ideas. That’s because it triggers the part of the brain that tells us there is danger, which stops people from being able to think rationally. It also stops people from being able to see different viewpoints and makes people obsess about small details instead of the whole picture.
Just 58% of employees say they have the resources necessary to manage stress.