How to Manage Stress Experienced by Employees When Working from Home Due to the Covid-19 Virus Outbreak
Currently throughout the world covid-19 virus affected or known as the corona. Employees have to work from home to keep themselves productive or at a minimum when still working, they must be equipped with masks, physical distance and hand sanitizer policies to protect themselves. The negative aspect that employees can feel is that they have to adapt to current challenges, especially employees who have a family where they usually do all the work in the office, but now they also have to take care of family and children, the role of ambiguity, role conflict, and continue to carry out its work for an undetermined period. Previous research states that there is uncertainty about coming to work, inadequate equipment, the erratic workload can cause stress for employees. The purpose of this study is to add insight into how to manage stress experienced by employees while working from home amid dangerous conditions, especially now with the outbreak of the covid-19 virus from a review of various existing literature and using qualitative methodologies to support this research. Next, we present the results of our empirical analysis and discuss the implications of our research. We recommend six approaches that employees can take to prevent uncontrolled stress namely communication with family, communication at work, scheduling, safety. while maintaining health, obey government regulations and limit it to see news about the pandemic covid-19 outbreak.