Work worries leave staff unable to sleepOn 16 Oct 2001 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. More than 40 per cent of employees suffer from lack of sleep because theyare unable to switch off from work, research reveals. The survey by totaljobs.com also shows that one in five workers believe theyunderperform as a result of work-related insomnia, and 5 per cent even admit tofalling asleep at work. One in four people find it more difficult to sleep on a Sunday night than aweekday because of concerns over uncompleted tasks awaiting them in the office.Returning from holiday is also considered a stressful time, with 20 per centof the 500 people surveyed finding it hard to sleep the night before they goback to work. One in 10 employees admit to coming into work the day before they are dueback from holiday or having updates sent by post or e-mail so they can catch upbefore returning to the office.