Not Hungry? It Could Be Workplace Stress

We have previously discussed how stress at work can influence various aspects of your health and contribute to symptoms such as exhaustion and sleep disturbances. In this post, we focus on the guts of the problem: How stress at work can influence your appetite and contribute to unpleasant symptoms such as nausea, heartburn, and stomach cramps.  stress at work can […]

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It Feels Great to Make a Positive Difference

Here at Cangrade we are excited about science and technology. We could go on about algorithms, predictive analytics, and big data until you are unimaginably bored. We also have plenty to say about relevant topics such as how to predict success in the workplace, the value of hiring effective employees, the value of equal opportunity hiring, the hidden costs of […]

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Take a Vacation to Reduce Conformity

Working in groups and teams can have benefits. Other people can add a range of perspectives and creative solutions that you, as an individual, might not consider or come up with on your own.   Working in groups and teams can also lead to conformity. This reduces the range of perspectives and creative solutions that you might contribute, and that others are even […]

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When Does Stress at Work Keep You up at Night?

Workplace stress is the most commonly reported cause of trouble sleeping. To learn more about what actually disrupts our sleep (and what actually makes us feel tired), let’s break workplace stress down to the 7 basic sources identified by a large-scale analysis of 79 research studies (also see this previous post about workplace stress). These are the 7 basic sources of workplace stress: […]

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Top 5 Ways Stress at Work Can Make You Sick

It is estimated that employee stress costs US companies between $200-300 billion annually. Between the direct and indirect costs including healthcare, compensation claims, absenteeism, turnover, and reduced productivity, it all adds up.   A recent large-scale analysis crunched the combined numbers from 79 research studies spanning several decades. With all this data, they identified 7 sources of workplace stress that […]

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