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Working in (Removed employer name) can cause stress

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Chemist243
Chemist243 Scope Member Posts: 34 Connected
edited May 2022 in Work and employment
I am surprised but not dismayed by the way (Removed by moderator, removed name of employer) treats staff. There do not appear to be any standard ways of doing things as a range of “managers” bombard staff with new procedures.
Joined up thinking would work wonders as would having someone overseeing the inordinate changes to the way we work. Every sector of the organization inputs into new procedures, rarely considering the impact that unnecessary, continual changes has on staff.
As an intelligent person with high professional standards, the stress caused by thoughtless rearrangements of guidance impairs mental well-being. However, it seems that all most managers are doing is aiming to look good and climb up the promotion ladder. What they fail to consider is that staff management needs to be done with thought for service, the well-being of staff and building up rather than making staff feel worthless.
Too much reliance on IT which constantly freezes or drops calls causes great stress for staff who care.
It is surprising that there are not more incidences of ill-health due to needless stress and anxiety
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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi and welcome to the community 

    I'm sorry you find this work stressful unfortunately I would imagine due to constant changes in rules they have no option other than to change processes 

    In majority of companies one thing that is certain is change 

    Have you discussed your concerns with anyone and if it is affecting your health have you seen your gp for support 

    Have you requested any reasonable adjustments if you are not coping 
  • MarkM88
    MarkM88 Community member Posts: 3,127 Connected
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    Been adaptable to change is pretty much an essential skill in most jobs these days. 
  • Ross_Alumni
    Ross_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,652 Disability Gamechanger
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    Sorry to hear that you are struggling with this @Chemist243, it sounds really challenging and nobody should be made to suffer with their mental health due to their job. Have you discussed all of these concerns with somebody? For example any colleague groups intended to challenge leadership for better working conditions?

    Just as a note, I have removed all specific mentions to your employer from your post. 
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