According to a new poll from Career Builder, nearly half of all people surveyed said they gained weight in their current job… and 25% say they’ve packed on 10 pounds or more.
The workers who gained weight blamed it on three main things:
Sitting most of the day.
Being too tired from work to exercise.
And over-eating due to job stress.
And there is a strong correlation between on-the-job stress levels and overweight employees. Workers who report extremely high stress levels are 30% more likely to be overweight than workers with low stress.
We also know that sitting on the job is linked to weight gain. …read more