Identifying Stress in an Employee

Signs of Stress in an Employee


  • feeling constantly tired
  • repeated absences (e.g. colds and flus)
  • digestive disorders
  • back or neck pain
  • chest pain
  • high blood pressure.


  • poor concentration
  • difficulty in making decisions
  • poor critical thinking
  • seems anxious or depressed.


  • poor time keeping
  • unexplained absences
  • unusual emotional outbursts
  • poor performance: mistakes, less commitment, procrastinating
  • enjoying work less
  • social withdrawal
  • increase in smoking, drinking or drug taking.