Workplace Testing recently published the article, Straight From the Experts: How Are Companies Dealing with Stress & Mental Health Issues in the Workplace? They asked a panel of experts to highlight ways that companies nationwide are taking new steps to deal with the stress of their employees. Resility Health’s Clinical Manager Kristen Fescoe offered up this advice:
Employees are more stressed than ever and it is impacting productivity and the bottom line.
This is where industrial and organizational psychologists like myself become part of the conversation. By applying psychological principles to the workplace, reducing the way workers respond to the stressors in their environment can be less impactful on their health.
As a psychologist who’s working on a project that combines wearable technology with stress management to reduce the impact of stress on the body, we know that you can’t simply eliminate stress in the workplace, but what you can do is help employees manage their reactions to stress and understand what happens in the face of stress.
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