In our management sessions, we often explore how to respond to an employee who says they have too much work, and the employer's duty of care in relation to preventing work-related stress.
This article looks at managing a heavy workload from the employee's perspective, and provides some helpful tips and suggestions on what to do if you feel you have too much work.
-Seek advice from your manager or a coworker on ways to decrease the amount of time you spend on certain assignments. -Be upfront about asking if priorities can be shifted or trade-offs can be made. -Show a willingness to pitch in by inquiring if there are small ways you can be helpful to colleagues and projects.