The mental health crisis in the U.S. is not going away anytime soon, and managers are on the front lines of a rapidly evolving mental health crisis in the workplace often without the resources they need to support workers. That’s according to the findings of Lyra Health’s 2023 State of Workforce Mental Health Report. The third annual survey compiles responses from more than 2,500 employees and 250 employee benefits leaders.
Aon plc has published its 2022-2023 Global Wellbeing Survey revealing that improving employee wellbeing factors can enhance company performance by at least 11% and up to 55%.
Toxic work culture is the number-one reason employees leave jobs and is the cause for many employee health issues. A toxic workplace is an environment where employees are subjected to harassment, discrimination, or bullying. It can also be a place where the employee is micromanaged or has a hostile work environment. Employees often feel unsafe or uncomfortable causing stress, anxiety, and depression.
Six employer groups representing large companies have sent a letter urging Congress to act on passing measures that would address the nation’s mental health and substance abuse crisis before the end of the year.
In isolved's second-annual "Voice of the Workforce" survey, 50% of respondents admitted to getting the "Sunday Scaries" before returning to work after time off while another 40% indicated they struggle with "Imposter Syndrome."
Many employee well-being programs struggle to rise to the challenges presented by the pandemic and economic uncertainties. Despite a multitude of programs in place, they’re not working well, according to a new annual survey, “The State of Employee Well-Being 2022” conducted by the HR Research Institute in the first quarter of 2022.
According to a recent research survey of more than 2,000 global workers and interviews with over 50 global leaders by Ryan Jenkins, workplace loneliness expert, addressing workplace loneliness boils down to the following five things.
As noted in the Quick Hits section of today’s EPTW, last week the U.S. Department of Labor issued new information on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) further explaining when FMLA applies for mental health conditions.
Associations Now recently published a 5-Day Anti-Burnout Challenge. The goal is to offer one small task each day for a week that could be worked into daily routines in hopes of preventing burnout. It is a great challenge to offer your workforce – especially with May being Mental Health Awareness Month.
As more organizations solidify return-to-office plans, a new Korn Ferry survey reveals that most professionals don’t think returning will be healthy for them.
Employee mental health has taken center stage as one of the top HR priorities facing employers with nearly all companies identifying stress and burnout as a threat for their workforces, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson (WTW).
Workplace changes have inspired a renewed focus on benefits and perks. You may be wondering what other employee benefits are there other than health care, dental, vision, sick days, paid time off, and 401(k) contributions. Many businesses choose to offer additional company perks to set themselves apart. It is proven to improve employee engagement and attract and retain workers.
Many HR professionals tend to do or manage everything within the employee lifecycle at their organization. It’s time to reboot and not just survive – but THRIVE – in 2022.
Do you ever wonder why you are so tired after working in the office all day? You just sat, right? Sitting is exhausting! But you can counteract the negative effects of sitting by adding movement throughout your day.
As the pandemic continues to unfold, the ability of employers to have a positive impact on employee health and resiliency cannot be understated according to a recent Mercer Survey, Health on Demand.
Are you experiencing pandemic brain fog? This may sound funny, but the isolation of the pandemic lock down has a large number of people experiencing memory loss. In fact, research by Catherine Loveday, a cognitive neuroscience professor at the University of Westminster showed that up to 50% of people are having memory issues with things such as trying to remember words when talking.
Are you eternally tired – feeling exhausted all the time? Fatigue and mental exhaustion are one of the main causes of a lack of ambition and productivity. It’s important to learn how to relax both your body and your mind in order to be the best you can be both at home and work.
We’ve all lived like astronauts for the past year and a half – we’ve been physically isolated from family and friends, our home was also our workplace, and we were surrounded by an unsafe environment (COVID-19). Astronauts train for this, we have not.
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