5 reasons you need to add sleep to your wellness program
Is sleep the next frontier of workplace wellness? It sure seems likely. Lack of sleep is fast becoming a workplace epidemic, according to new research from staffing firm Accountemps, having a negative impact on both employees and employers. Here are five reasons why sleep needs to become a priority in your workplace.
1. It’s a widespread problem.
If you think fatigue only affects a small part of your workforce, think again. A whopping 74% of U.S. workers say they work while tired, with nearly one-third (31%) saying they do so very often. Men (77%) are more prone to being tired in the workplace than women (71%), and younger workers — those 18-34 — are most often sleep-deprived, with 86% saying they work tired.