#PODCAST Psychologist Professor Kobus Maree explores how employers can deal with cases of "Survival Remorse"

By Newsbreak Producer Hoosen Ebrahim - As the tough economic conditions continue to ravage the employment market, companies are continuing to cut back on staff to save costs. Experts are now saying that not enough attention is given to those staffers who are left behind - employees who are now likely to bear brunt an increased workload. This is referred to as "Survival Remorse" - where those who survive the proverbial axe feel anxious, discouraged and in some instances, guilty that their colleagues lost their jobs. Editor of the South African Journal of Psychology - Professor Kobus Maree says employees that managed to retain their jobs need to now stay focussed and deliver on the task at hand...