The project “Stressless Employees – Introducing the profile of Employee Satisfaction Officer to tackle work-related stress” (acronym “STREM”) is an initiative that aimed to develop a profile and competencies of an Employee Satisfaction Officer (ESO), that will lead the well-being activities in every company and communities of employees, in order to improve the well – being of the employees, that will exponentially improve their performance and the performance of the companies and the NGOs.
The project has two Intellectual outputs ; the development of the Employee satisfaction officer profile and the training curriculum ; and the development of the Handbook and Manual for Employee Satisfaction Officers. The overall project result shall be the development and introduction of a new job role Employer Satisfaction Officer. Healthy employees with a lack of stress will improve their productivity and the general performance of the entities. The overall outcome of the project from both societal and business perspective is to elaborate on the new job profile of the Employer Satisfaction Officer. From the firm’s point of view, reducing stress in the workplace can lead to an increase of productivity and lower turnover. From the societal’s point of view, by shortening the period of unemployment, sickness and/or early retirement, the percentage of economically unproductive to productive times during a person’s lifetime will be improved.