Employee feedback, unique perks key to managing work-related stressYoga classes, ‘Thirsty Thursdays,’ summer hours help CBT employees relaxBy Sarah Llewellin02/21/2017|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/21/2017A “Suit Yourself” casual dress program was designed by employees at CBT, seen relaxing in the collaborative space. Credit: CBT Stress, for many, is an integral part of working life. While some stress can be positive and even invigorating, it’s well-known that intense or prolonged stress can negatively impact people’s health, relationships, job satisfaction, productivity and more. At Collins Barrow Toronto (CBT), a financial services advisory firm, planned and unplanned client needs typically determine deadlines and a sometimes unpredictable volume of work for professionals and many other staff. So, as in many workplaces, stress is often a natural consequence of getting the job done. Another contributing factor is that the predictable and finite “busy season” associated with the financial services industry is now essentially a thing of the past. Evolutions in client size and complexity, multiple service lines, and ongoing advisory practice make most areas of CBT busy all year. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.