Why is Work-life Balance Critical?
Long workdays and demanding deadlines aren’t unusual in the trades, but the scarcity of skilled workers has compounded the issue. Your tradespeople may have heavier workloads and higher stress than ever before.
While you may need to ask more of your workers to meet project demands at times, prolonged work stress can come at a high cost. The well-being, productivity and retention of your current workforce are at stake, and the dangers of employee burnout and poor mental health are being talked about more openly in construction today. The industry is desperately looking to attract younger workers who put a higher premium on flexibility and work-life balance. This makes it even more important for your business to consider the strain on the workforce.
So, what can you do to help your tradespeople achieve work-life balance? Here are seven tips to get you started.
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