9 Out of 10 Feel Stressed
OSLO, Norway, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
Are you in need of stress
relief training? A Norwegian survey reveals that 9
out of 10 professionals feel stressed, and the number one cause of stress is not getting
done what you planned to do
Course and conference specialists Confex are continuously surveying Scandinavian
professionals as they look to improve their training concepts. They have noticed a strong
and growing trend that more and more are feeling stress at work.
– When asked directly 87,5 % of Norwegian professionals answer that they feel
stressed, and 10% feel stressed all the time, says Therese Sorensen, Head of Product
Development at Confex.
The numbers she is referring to stem from a survey done this winter among 700
Confex have developed a lot of different concepts around stress and have noticed a
shift in what people state as causes for stress in the workplace. This also shows in the
– Nagging customers and difficult colleagues used to be the main cause of stress, and
though we still find those irritating, people are now complaining more about not getting
things done due to interruptions from emails, unscheduled meetings and a continuous stream
of new tools to be learned and used.
– What’s interesting for us as a supplier of training courses is that the audience are
shifting from stress relief and motivational concepts to more hands on stuff like Time
[http://www.confex.no/Kurs-og-konferanser/IT-og-Programvare/Excel ]. “Softer” topics like
[http://www.confex.no/Kurs-og-konferanser/Inspirasjon-og-motivasjon/Mindfulness ]” are
still going well, but more and more Scandinavian workers seem to accept stress as “part of
the job” and are looking to work more efficiently to counter the increasing workloads,
About Confex [http://www.confex.no ]
Confex is a Norwegian company formed in 1997. They are now a daughter company under
Confex Group, which include Sweden, Denmark and Germany. They are Scandinavias leading
developer and supplier of open courses and conferences for professionals.
Confex is not connected to any private or public organisation.
Contact: Therese Sorensen, Press Contact, Confex Norway AS. Phone: +47-92-84-53-12