United States

Poor workplace communication leading to higher stress: study

Take this job and shove it — even if it pays more. That’s what millions of burned-out American workers are saying despite good times for the economy, historically low unemployment rates and rising pay. Many workers are fed up and stressed, new studies found. They are burnt out. “Eighty percent of the US workforce reports feeling stressed because of ineffective company communication, a 30 percent jump from just one year ago,” according to the new Dynamic Signal study. About two-thirds of those surveyed said that they are ready to quit. The survey also found some 70 percent feel overwhelmed because of broken communication methods and fragmented information. The problem is getting worse, says Dynamic Signal, an employee communic ...