Category Archives: work stress

Steps to beating job burnout



Job burnout

Job burnout

The last post on stress at work looked at what the warning signs of work stress were. This post will look at steps to take to help you tackle stress at work and beat job burnout.

As soon as the first signs of stress at work appear action must be taken and you need to recognise the problem. Recognition and acceptance is the key to a series of importance steps to be taken.




The following are useful steps to take to help relieve stress and prevent job burnout: Continue reading

Signs of work stress

work stressAs your alarm goes off in the morning and you stir into consciousness, do thoughts of work start to feel you with dread? Do you find it difficult to get up? When you think of work do you get a pain in the chest? Have you lost interest in your work, feel you have no motivation and constantly feel exhausted?

Sounds like you?

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Benefits of a manager using Counselling Skills

I’m sure we have all worked with someone who misses deadlines, is uninterested in the job or counselling skills in the workplacewho is regularly late or absent. This can cause problems in the workplace and affect performance of a team. Often when an employee is disengaged there is a reason.  It may be because the employee has been bereaved, is going through divorce, their child sick or they are suffering from depression.  Alternatively it could be because they are unmotivated, feel bullied or are suffering stress. It is essential that employers support these employees by using different counselling skills rather than thinking of ways of getting rid of them. Continue reading