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11 Reasons Your Employees Are Stressed Out (Infographic)

The good news is eliminating the employee stress listed is not a difficult goal to achieve. What’s powerful about the available solution is that it also simultaneously provides boundless possibilities and benefits that can enhance your work progress.


CEO of Xerox, Anne M. Mulcahy once said, "Employees are a company's greatest asset - they're your competitive advantage."

The Statistics
Missing information causes 52% of employee stress. 51% is due to task priority problems. 49% of unrealistic project goals. 47% of ever-changing deadlines. 44% of unclear leadership, as well as unclear task accountability. Scope creep contributes to 43% of stress that employees feel. Lack of collaboration and coordination causes 42% of employee stress. We’ve all worked with irresponsible colleagues at some point of our lives, and this accounts to 37% of stress that employees face. The project sponsor is a vital part of any project, lack of involvement from the project sponsor leads to 28% of employee stress. And finally, a heavy load of work is not the only starting point for stress. Turns out, 24% of employee stress comes from being unsure of own role within a project.

How To Solve It
The good news is eliminating the employee stress listed above is not a difficult goal to achieve. What’s powerful about the available solution is that it also simultaneously provides boundless possibilities and benefits that can enhance your work progress. The answer to this is - manage resource allocation better. To do this, you need to utilise a manpower scheduling software, also known as a resource planning tool. Missing information is the result of scattered information storage. With a scheduling tool, you are essentially streamlining your information, conversations, updates and status. This also solves the task priority problem, as a scheduling software will be able to show what should be done first and what would have to wait.

Making Your Weakness Your Advantage
We understand that ever-changing deadline is part of the job description. It’s better to make reservations for a project that isn’t finalised so that everyone is mentally and professionally prepared, than to leave out a ‘maybe’ project that affects any future estimation. The right software for scheduling will elevate the trouble and transform rescheduling into something that is progressive. It is precisely for reasons like this that Ganttic is a drag and drop planner, allowing ever-changing deadlines to be opportunities rather than problems. The same could be said for issues like unclear task accountability, scope creep, irresponsible colleagues and more. Such issues are all closely linked, and can be all cleared away from the statistics if one revisits the core of the problem.

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