'Tis the Season for Holiday and Workplace Stress

By on November 3, 2017 at 12:29pm


Which aspect of the holiday season is most stressful for you on the job?

Balancing holiday events and work obligations 33%
Having fewer people available to help with the workload 20%
Taking time off and coming back to a heavy workload 17%
Attending office holiday events 13%
Buying gifts for coworkers/business contacts 8%
Other 10%

What would you most like your company to do to help alleviate stress during the year-end holiday season?

Allow more flexible work schedules 30%
Give higher year-end bonuses 27%
Provide more paid vacation 23%
Bring in temporary staff to help with the workload 11%
Other 9%

Source: Accountemps survey of more than 550 workers in Canada

*Responses do not total 100 per cent due to rounding.

© 2017 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company.

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