May is Mental Health Month and a recent FlexJobs survey suggests that flexible work options can help workers manage mental illness and keep them on the job during the difficult life events they may be experiencing.
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 work-related stress and how to cope. Next week we’ll bust some mental health myths, stay tuned!
Earlier this week, the annual Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference and Expo kicked off virtually, and while attendees weren’t able to enjoy the Florida sunshine or visit Disney World’s vast theme park after conference hours, they were able to enjoy the multiple sessions SHRM had to offer online.
Being overwhelmed at work can often lead to burnout, absenteeism, and lower productivity levels. It’s bad for business and for talent retention.
In a time when employee retention is at the top of everyone’s mind, employers are looking for ways to ensure their workers are satisfied and motivated at their jobs. Finding ways to combat stress and burnout can go a long way toward this goal, thus keeping employees happier and maintaining high morale and productivity.
Having a long or frustrating commute is something many employees deal with every day. This affects a lot of different things. Employees may arrive to work frustrated, which can impact their ability to be productive early in the day; it can make it more difficult to come to work during inclement weather; and it can […]
The effects of the workplace on employee stress have been well documented. Aside from making life very difficult for employees, such stress is estimated to cost U.S. industries up to $300 billion every year. There might be a source of stress you haven’t considered—one that stresses half of all employees from the moment they leave […]
Today’s topic is a tearjerker … potentially. So grab your tissues, and let’s dive into the results of Monster’s recent Crying at Work Poll. Let me ask you a question: Have you ever cried at work? If so, you are part of the overwhelming majority.
As the workplace becomes increasingly more reliant on technology, one would assume that an employer’s location would have no bearing on jobseekers, right? Actually, that’s wrong—a whopping 62% of jobseekers say a company’s location directly impacts their decision to apply at that company, according to new research released by Scoop.
Burnout, a syndrome stemming from workplace stress, has, at one time or another, affected virtually the entire U.S. workforce. Lhasa OMS recently did a study of 2,010 young Americans, with the goal of learning more about their stress levels at work. The findings showed that 4 out of 5 Millennials were stressed several times per […]