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Over 27% of Swiss workers are stressed (in critical condition)

Over 27% of Swiss workers are stressed (in critical condition)

Over a quarter of Swiss employees are stressed to critical levels. In 2018 Health Promotion Switzerland (Gesundheitsförderung Schweiz / Promotion Santé Suisse) reported that the productivity loss caused by the critical stress levels costs CHF6.5 billion/year (USD 6.6 billion/year), or a full percent of Switzerland's GDP. Absenteeism (5.5%) and Presenteeism (15.6%) among the 16-24-year-old population are at 21.1%. Absenteeism is discussed much more often, even though absenteeism is three times higher.

Why nearly 40 percent of employees are so burned out they want to quit

Why nearly 40 percent of employees are so burned out they want to quit

“Your best employee might be ready to quit” (Yahoo Finance).

A recent survey in the United States discovered that around 40 percent of employees are ready to quit because of burnout.

What was interesting is the reason why these employees want to quit, work-life balance isn’t even in the top three.

A quarter of Swiss workers stressed and exhausted, according to new research

A quarter of Swiss workers stressed and exhausted, according to new research

The Universities of Applied Sciences in Bern and Zurich conducted a three-year (2014-2016) study and discovered, that a quarter of all Swiss employees are stressed and exhausted. It's important to note that absenteeism is only the tip of the iceberg, on-the-job inefficiencies caused by high-stress cost twice as much as absenteeism costs.