The advent calendars are out; radio stations are digging out the Christmas classics; and the shops are in full-blown selling mode.
It can only mean one thing: The holiday season is well and truly upon us.
But while there’s much to celebrate and be grateful for, most people endure a great deal of stress during this time of year as well.
According to a recent survey in Healthline, 60% of respondents said they experienced some level of stress during the holidays.
And with workplace stress at an all-time high, the cost of living rising, Covid-19 still impacting the world and a recession looming, employees are unsurprisingly feeling under pressure.
So what is it that companies and leaders can do to improve employee wellbeing at this specific time of the year?
Here are a number of strategies to consider implementing:
To read the full article in TNLT, click here.
According to The Future Workplace 2021 HR Sentiment survey and Forbes, 68% of HR leaders gave employee mental health and wellbeing a top priority rating. This survey also revealed that the corporate wellbeing market is expected to reach approximately $20.4 billion in the U.S. and is predicted to reach $87.4 billion over the next four years.
Based on these findings, investing in an employee wellness program is now essential for most, if not all, organizations. Below are five important reasons why.
To read the full article in CEO World, click here.
As we continue to progress through the pandemic, and California prepares to reopen June 15, many employees will be returning to the office in the summer or fall. While these are positive changes as we work toward finding our new normal, for many, they are prompting stress, anxiety, fear and uncertainty.
To deal with the challenges, below are four wellness tips for reducing return-to-work anxiety.
To read the full article in the Los Altos Town Crier, click here.
According to Mckinsey and as many of us have experienced since early 2020, the pandemic has intensified the challenges women have already been facing. As working moms, we’re all familiar with the double shift of putting in a full day at work and then having a full set of additional responsibilities at home with caring for our children and the household.
And with most support resources being unavailable over the last 10 months, along with many of us working remotely or on the front lines and having children who continue to be in virtual and/or hybrid school, all of our worlds have completely collided. While spouses and significant others may be helpful for those of us who have them, it still has been a stressful situation nonetheless.
However, with the New Year in full swing, it’s important to take control of our careers and home life as much as we can and level up. Below are four ways to do just that in 2021.
To read the full article in Thrive Global, click here.