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When workers are stressed, they are less likely to show up, they produce less, and the overall quality of work suffers.
A recent poll by Gallup-Healthways found that American companies lose as much as $550 billion per year in productivity due to worker stress.
Companies that focus on employee happiness will be the ones to come out on top in a market where workers place heavy emphasis on the importance of being satisfied and content in their jobs. In fact, a recent study by Psychology Today found that happiness at work can boost employee productivity by as much as 50%.
Business Insider recently released a list of the 10 Least Stressful Jobs to work for in the U.S. The data comes from a report by Payscale that surveyed employees in the U.S. who work at companies that appeared in the 2014 Fortune 500 list.
For more information on worker happiness, see our Company Culture Infographic.