Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Citystaff under 25 years of age are less able to cope with stress at work,according to a survey by ORC International.Morethan a quarter of the under-25s interviewed claim they often feel that they areunable to cope at work, compared with 18 per cent in the 33-44 age group. Thesurvey also shows that nearly half of the under-25s surveyed feel unable tofind any extra reserves of energy when they need them. Only 13 per cent ofthose in the over 55-year-old category suffer the same problem.AngelaPuri, ORC International’s stress consultant, said, “Stress-related disordersare fast becoming the most prevalent reason for worker disability claims and itis estimated that almost a third of absenteeism can be attributed tostress-linked disorders.“It’stime that organisations began to seriously tackle this issue.”Nearlytwo-thirds of under-25s believe there is a lack of recognition for the workthey do, which contributes to their stress levels, and 61 per cent areconcerned with low staffing levels in their organisation. Socialresearch company, ORC International, surveyed 400 people in City jobs. www.orc.co.uk Under-25s say stress hinders work progressOn 3 Apr 2001 in Personnel Today Comments are closed.