Work Life Nation Work Stress Update 1.15.2013 with Judy Martin

Work Stress Update on Google Hangout with Judy Martin

Judy Martin here with the Work Stress Update. Heading into 2013 we’re offering some tools to generate a little well-being in your workday as we transform stress in an always-on world.

Happy New Year! I couldn’t help but check out the Top 10 Most Stressful Jobs at But no need to focus on the negative, the site also lists the Top 10 Least Stressful jobs for 2013.

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Onward to the jobs numbers. They are crawling along, but one related item is making some noise. There seems to be a bit more employee confidence as more workers say they might be looking for a new job in 2013.

Click here to read my Forbes post: Employees might job hunt as human capital zeitgeist surfaces.

Tying worker satisfaction to company performance is the focus of a new report at the Academy of Management. The research was done by a Wharton business professor and some of the results might surprise you.

Click here for the Academy of Management feature.

This week catch’s Twitter chat ~  #Tchat~ at 7pm EST. And also tune into Blog Talk Radio on Tuesday night for a preview at 7:30PM. This week’s topic: Trends in Employee Recognition, the fine balance between financial reward and a pat on the back.

For #Tchat preview post please click here.

And finally,  be sure to check out my Google Hangout discussion with Dr Ellen Weber , founder of the MITA International Brain Center in Rochester, NY. We talk about the latest neuroscience research and how it may help to better understand how to improve business relationships.

Click here for the Google Hangout Discussion with Ellen Weber PhD.

Thanks for watching Work Life Nation’s Work Stress Update. Remember you are in the drivers seat to cruise through the stress at work and in business. Please follow me on Twitter @JudyMartin8. And check out my meditation CD: Practical Chaos: Reflections on Resilience.