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Losing Sleep Because Of Work Stress? You're Not Alone

March 9, 2018

Accountemps recently surveyed over 3,000 American workers, from CEOs to entry level employees, and found that job stress is causing a lot of sleepless nights.

Their survey showed that 52% of people say they are overwhelmed by work on a daily basis, and 6 out of 10 say their stress level has increased over the last 5 years.

Here are the top 3 reasons why workers can't sleep:

50% say the sheer volume of work they have to do keeps them up at night.

48% say they can't get a business problem out of their heads.

20% say they toss and turn worrying about strained relationships with co-workers.

The survey also indicated that men are slightly more likely to lose sleep over job-related issues than women, and that 18- to 34-year-olds are more stressed out about work than their older peers.

The good news is that DC workers are actually not the most stressed out in the country - not even close.

Only 34% of DC metro area workers surveyed say they are stressed out, compared with a nation-wide average of 44%.

Miami, Nashville, and New York have the most stressed out employees, while Minneapolis, Clevelend, and DC are in the bottom 3 for job-related stress.

Read more at RobertHalf.com.