65% of workers said that workplace stress had caused difficulties and more than 10 percent described these as having major effects.
62% end the day with work-related neck pain.
Over 50% said they often spend 12-hour days on work related duties and an equal number frequently skip lunch because of the stress of job demands.
14% of respondents had felt like striking a coworker in the past year, but didn’t.
According to the World Economic Forum’s 2023 Future of Jobs Report, 44% of workers’ skills will be disrupted in the next five years. There will be an increase in the importance of cognitive skills, analytical thinking, creative thinking and technology literacy. In a world of work that is undergoing significant transformations, the demand for career coaches is on the rise and AI will play a part here.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) estimates that by 2025, automation will displace about 85 million jobs but will create 97 million new ones, with a net positive effect on job creation.
Some 43% of businesses surveyed indicate that they are set to reduce their workforce due to technology integration, 41% plan to expand their use of contractors for task-specialized work, and 34% plan to expand their workforce due to technology integration.