Work Underload: A Hidden Source of Employee Stress

Work Underload: A Hidden Source of Employee Stress

Research and experience have demonstrated that too many demands in the workplace take a toll on a person’s health and wellbeing. But what about having too few demands? What does the literature tell us about work underload? A 2010 study looked at employees who...
Nine Tips to Combat Work Overload on Your Team

Nine Tips to Combat Work Overload on Your Team

Many aspects of work changed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including employees’ workload. In a survey conducted by FlexJobs in partnership with Mental Health America, 37% of participants reported working more hours during the COVID-19 pandemic than they had...
Becoming a Leader Who Promotes Wellbeing

Becoming a Leader Who Promotes Wellbeing

As a leader, you want your employees to have a healthy, positive wellbeing. Increased wellbeing in employees has good outcomes for an organization, including better productivity and lower turnover rates. All leaders have different leadership styles. But how can you...
How Leadership Affects Your Organization’s Culture

How Leadership Affects Your Organization’s Culture

Many organizations and human resources professionals acknowledge that the wellbeing of their workforce—that is, the team’s current state of health and happiness—is important for increasing engagement and reducing turnover. However, recent events have shown that...