Unfortunately, sexual harassment is a reality in workplaces around the world, including advanced Western economies that one might expect to be more progressive. Workplace sexual harassment is also notoriously underreported, due in large part to the stigma that is sometimes felt by the victim, the fear of retribution, and the belief that nothing will be […]
The holidays and the dawn of a New Year are traditionally a time for celebration with friends and family, but as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to weigh heavy on society at large, and derail or significantly influence large gatherings, there is more stress than joy in the air. Given the toll this uncertain environment has […]
A pandemic and resulting business closures and economic turmoil have rattled not just the business world but also virtually every aspect of daily life for workers around the globe.
Mental health impacts all aspects of our lives, including our work life. As such, it makes sense for employers to care about the mental well-being of their employees—and to take proactive steps to help them improve their mental health in general.
In part one of this article series, I was exploring mental health with expert Eric Kussin, the founder of We Are All A Little Crazy: a 501c3 dedicated to making sure that everyone in the workplace is accepted, heard when they want to be, and safe. Here we continue our discussion by addressing the mental […]
In a recent episode of HR Works Podcast, we addressed the serious issue of mental health with expert Eric Kussin, the founder of We Are All A Little Crazy: a 501c3 dedicated to making sure that everyone in the workplace is accepted, heard when they want to be, and safe. In this episode, Kussin tells […]
At SHRM’s 2019 Annual Conference & Exposition, I was fortunate to have attended a session called “Workplace Loneliness Is Killing Us,” given by Stuart Chittenden. He is the Founder and Principal at Squishtalks, an organization that designs and delivers training programs based on principals of communication.
Nearly one in five people in the United States lives with a mental illness, but there is still a strong stigma around discussing mental health at work. The month of May being dedicated as Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States helps, but we still have a long way to go in combating the […]