Tag: employee mental health

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 […]

Recognizing and Alleviating Seasonal Depression in the Workplace

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression related to changes in seasons, can have a significant impact on mental health and employees’ productivity and engagement. Not only can seasonal depression impact employee productivity, but it can also affect the way people engage with their coworkers and customers. As a result, it’s important that HR […]

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Addressing the Second Pandemic: Employee Mental Health

Two years into the pandemic, employee burnout continues to rage on.  According to a 2021 American Psychological Association survey of over 1,500 U.S. workers, 79% of them experienced some form of work-related stress a month before the survey was conducted. Almost 3 in 5 respondents said they’ve suffered symptoms of burnout, such as loss of […]

Building a Diverse and Satisfied Workforce with Human Experience Management

The number of Americans resigning from their jobs hit a record high in January at 4.5 million, triggering seismic shocks through the world of HR. Whether employees cited the reasoning as poor work/life balance, a lack of career advancement opportunities, or feeling unfulfilled by their work, these recent trends prove that today’s workforce demands more […]

How Amy Mosher Moves the Needle Forward as an Employee Advocate

Amy Mosher has been involved in the field of global human resources for more than two decades. For our latest Faces of HR profile, we sat down with Amy to discuss how she got her start in the industry, her biggest influence, as well as her thoughts on trends and best practices for the HR […]

How to Create a Psychologically Safe Work Environment Where Employees Thrive

A workplace that promotes psychological safety—the feeling of freedom to be one’s whole self at work without negative repercussions—comes with myriad benefits, from more productive, happy employees to a better corporate reputation. But even more important are the things it can help you avoid. Fines, lawsuits, bad press—without psychological safety, you can’t effectively prevent these […]

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What Is Employee Social Health?

Have you heard the term “social health”? It encompasses the types of interactions people need to thrive socially. Regardless of how introverted or extroverted a person is, each of us needs some form of positive social interaction with other people. At the workplace, these interactions occur through communications, actions, and behaviors toward and with coworkers […]

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Myth-Busting Session: Mental Health in the Workplace

Editor’s Note: May is Mental Health Awareness month, throughout the month we will feature insights and best practices to help HR professionals accommodate workers with mental health issues. Today’s focus is on busting mental health myths and later this week, we’ll cover supporting veterans in the workplace. Stay tuned!

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How to Handle Employee ‘Bizcations’

In recent years, there has been an increase in remote working, which, in turn, has created a rise in shorter employee vacations. In the past, employees often opted for extended weeks of vacation time so they could get away from the office and spend some much-needed time at home.