Taking a coffee break, going downstairs to smoke or simply picking up a mobile phone at work are normal behaviours that we all do. However, when these small breaks turn into bigger absences in the work environment, this phenomenon is called absenteeism. Most of the causes of absenteeism are related to the emotional well-being that workers experience at work, followed by their well-being outside the work environment and, finally, justified absenteeism, which is the least common or affects the company the least.
Did you know that unemployment among the over-55s in Spain has tripled since 2008 to more than half a million people? The worst thing is that 75% of these professionals believe they will never work again because there is no room for them in the labour market. This is one of the most visible consequences of ageism or age discrimination. A phenomenon that has gained momentum in recent decades, driven by the rapid advance of technology and the increasingly widespread belief that as we grow older, we become incapable.
It is not uncommon that having to go to work on Monday after a relaxed weekend takes a big effort from us. However, we must pay attention and stop when stress, work demands and pressure feels so great that we find it difficult to find the motivation to go to work every day, or even when we see that it has begun to affect us physically and emotionally. What is happening to us? How do we know if we are suffering from burnout syndrome?
There is a growing awareness that people are a key pillar in the success of organisations.
You are the protagonist of your professional development. That is, opportunities arise when you seek them through your own initiative.
The feeling of stress is familiar to many workers who have experienced stress at some point.