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High-stress companies need to invest in employee mental health

Available Online https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/327136
Publication Date February 18, 2019
Author Brian Fielkow
Source Entrepreneur
Source Type Magazine

This article discusses tactics leaders can use to manage anxiety in high-stress environments. These techniques include maintaining emotional distance and creating a calm atmosphere, ensuring that candidates are vetted for traits and ability to handle high-stress situations, giving employees space to independently manage stress as well as providing access to formal resources, addressing the problem rather than providing monetary compensation for troubles, and creating rules of operation that provide protective boundaries for employees. The article concludes that individuals who develop a plan to manage stress on the job will be able to thrive in challenging work situations.

Keywords Stress-management, anxiety, high-stress jobs, crisis management, leadership, health and wellbeing

Fielkow, B. (2019, February 18). High-stress companies need to invest in employee mental health. Jetco Delivery. Retrieved from https://www.entrepreneur.com/

"Secunda Marine and it's employees are honored to have been recognized by the American Psychological Association as a company that promotes a Psychologically Healthy Workplace. Positive recognition such as this confirms that Secunda and it's employees are headed in the right direction by continually striving to be a Psychologically Healthy Workplace."

Steve Widmeyer
Manager, Human Resources
Secunda Marine Services Ltd.