Tag: employee mental health

Top HR Trends That Will Shape Organizational Growth in 2023

The pandemic, and the cavalcade of stress and distress that came with it, has touched virtually every organization. Employee mental health consequences from the pandemic and economic uncertainty will continue, and managing through recession and downturn adds a new element to the fallout. These factors combined means employee mental health challenges will continue well into […]

Best of Benefits & Compensation 2022

As a recession looms on the horizon of the new year, many HR experts are wondering how to best utilize benefits and compensation packages. 80% of employees say that it’s essential that their companies meet the needs of workers across all stages of life and the diversity spectrum. And, beyond adapting benefits to meet the […]

Employers Make Employee Mental Health Care and Well-Being a Top Priority

Mental health has declined through the pandemic; three times as many Americans report major symptoms of anxiety or depression compared with 2019. To address these concerns, two out of three U.S. employers (67%) plan to make employee mental health and emotional well-being programs and solutions one of their top three health priorities over the next […]

Walking the Talk on Employee Mental Well-Being

Salary alone is no longer enough to attract and retain talent. Employees are now seeking holistic benefits packages that include programs and resources that also support their mental well-being. A holistic benefits package goes beyond health insurance and should be comprehensive enough that all employees can see themselves and their families benefiting from it throughout […]

My Employees Are Burnt Out–How Can I Change That?

McKinsey Health Institute reports that 28% of U.S. employees are burnt out. And it’s no wonder. Too many employees are spread way too thin. Many have been doing the dreaded “more with less” since the Great Resignation started early last year. And workforce reductions related to recession fears have only further extended already overburdened employees. […]

How HR Can Support Employee Mental Health During Difficult Times

The COVID-19 pandemic, recent mass shootings, and current political climate have workers experiencing increased anxiety—at home and in the workplace. What role do HR professionals play in supporting employee mental health during these difficult times? How can HR professionals improve workers’ mental health? Are there mistakes they should try to avoid during the process? I […]

Study Shows Widespread Burnout Globally

For millions of workers, the health and safety restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have led to over 2 years of remote work. For many, that situation seems to be more or less permanent. It may be surprising then to hear that millions of employees globally are reporting feeling burned out at work. Shouldn’t […]

4 Ways HR Leaders Can Ease New Employee Job Anxiety

The ongoing Great Resignation has consumed workplace narratives in recent months, but it only paints half of the picture. The effects of the pandemic spurred professionals to leave their jobs and go on to find new ones, with a recent PwC survey showing that one in five workers expect to switch employers in the next […]

5 Ways to Support Employee Mental Well-Being

Mental health is in a delicate state. After more than 2 years of a pandemic that has left many feeling isolated and anxious, mental health challenges are having a greater impact than at any time in recent history. The COVID-19 pandemic triggered dramatic increases in anxiety and depression and contributed to 35 million additional Americans […]

Addressing Stress in the Workplace

One of the unavoidable truths of life is that everyone experiences stress. For many, the workplace can be particularly stressful. Research by the CIPD found that 79% of HR leaders surveyed reported stress-related absences in their organization from 2020–2021; this rises to a staggering 91% in organizations with 250+ employees. This research shows that no […]