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Fun Fact Friday: Did you know this about work?

Posted Tanys Coughlan Fun Fact Fridays

Did you know this about work?

  • The average person spends 90,000 hours at work over their lifetime.
  • 25% of employees say work is their main source of stress and 40% say their job is “very or extremely stressful”
  • More than 13 million working days are lost every year because of stress-related illnesses
  • 10,000 workers per year drop dead at their desks as a result of 60- to 70-hour work weeks in Japan. The phenomenon is known as “karoshi”
  • Nearly half of America has gained weight at their current job; 28% have gained more than 10 lbs, 13% have gained more than 20 lbs
  • 25% of people check into work hourly while on vacation, via email and phone. 59% said they check work during traditional holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving. Basically, work is everywhere.

http://www.businessinsider.com/disturbing-facts-about-your-job-2011-2

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Tanys is a Certified Human Resources professional with 20 years experience in the Home Healthcare Field including 5 years of management experience. She has over 10 years experience as an adult trainer/facilitator and a proven ability to work with staff, management and other stakeholders to sustain and improve key performance indicators. Tanys works diligently with businesses to increase their productivity by putting the human in human resources.

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