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Email Overload and Stress in the Workplace

Take a look at your work email inbox. Beyond the chit-chat with colleagues, spam, and discounts on spa weekends from Groupon.ie, the majority of work-related messages probably contain questions, queries, and requests for clarification. How many of these messages lie unread, and for how long? If the bold number next to the word ‘inbox’ is a high one, chances are …

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Handling Thorny Issues – Dealing with Mental Health Problems in the Workplace

Mental health problems and the threat of suicide are complex issues that can be difficult to manage in the workplace.  As one in four people will be affected by mental health issues at some point in their lives, it is important that employers clearly understand the importance of their role in helping an employee with mental health problems. Often employers …