We’d been one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” 22+ years. But our employee assistance program’s (EAP) mental health benefits weren’t keeping up with the rest of our best-in-class benefits package. Employees were struggling to find in-network providers. Plus, scheduling appointments was time consuming. It was also hard to tell how much of […]
The irony looms large for HR pros: Employees need to disconnect from work more than ever. Yet they need to connect with colleagues like never before. The pandemic caused employees to work longer hours and become burned out. It also forced them to be separated from co-workers – who are often the relief they need […]
You knew employees were stressed. But it’s worse than you think. Many hide it – even though they need help. Here’s the newest issue with work stress: Nearly half of employees are afraid to talk about it because they think something negative will happen. Many feel they’ll be denied a promotion or raise if they […]
The “Pandemic Wall” is real, and more of your employees hit it every day. How can leaders help? Employees have worked nonstop, educated children, cared for loved ones, soaked in daily bad news and lived in near isolation for a year now. They aren’t just burned out. They’re nearly paralyzed. What’s worse, it’s still difficult […]
Employees are still plagued by burnout. So it begs the question: Is HR doing enough to help employees? Nearly two-thirds of employees still say they’re burned out, a Blind survey found. It hasn’t let up since we started covering employee burnout in the pandemic age. The bigger issue now: Almost 85% of employees don’t think […]
Many employees thought working from home would be the greatest thing ever. Now remote employees are burned out. Almost 70% of remote employees experienced burnout symptoms while working from home during COVID-19, a recent Monster.com survey found. That’s a 35% increase since early May! Working from home was once thought to be the ultimate perk. Now it’s a pain for […]
Open enrollment this year will be unlike any other. How do employers prepare for engaging workforce?
The office party is so last year! In 2020, we need new ways to celebrate holidays with remote employees. Socially distanced. Remote. Virtual. Masked. Separated. Whatever your work circumstances are, HR leaders and front-line managers will need to rethink and redo holiday celebrations this year. And it could be more important than ever: More than […]
Women tend to “lean back” in their careers after becoming mothers, with 43% of highly qualified mothers either taking a break from work or not pursuing promotions after having kids.