Tag Archives: mental health
In the world of remote work, people are having to figure out what best works for them. Employees who are used to working in an office/group setting may feel lonely and isolated with the new remote work model. If they feel they lack the desired connection with peers, they become emotionally detached from the organization and its success.
September 8, 2021
According to new research, 70% of surveyed employees say that working from home has had a positive impact on their mental health. This is partly due to reducing commuting time and avoiding workplace conflict. But what workers really value is choice over where and how to work.
September 1, 2021
Young workers feel they are facing dwindling employment prospects as a result of the pandemic. They feel they are missing out on skills, qualifications, and the opportunity to build networks that could further their career. According to new research, this is also impacting their wellness.
August 25, 2021
Workers are hiding their anxieties. ‘Pleasanteeism’ is one of the reasons we struggle to normalize speaking about mental health, but with 26% of workers struggling to cope at work, companies must work to remove the barriers that exist to getting support for mental health.
August 11, 2021
Our wellbeing impacts our performance at work, so it’s in everyone’s best interest to achieve an optimal level of wellbeing. In this Q&A, Peggy Panosh, CEO at Healthy Minds Innovations (HMI) explains the science of wellbeing and how to improve your own personal wellness with just 5 minutes each day.
August 4, 2021
Organizations are continuing to add stress management strategies to their wellbeing programs, including yoga. Why? Because research shows that yoga, meditation, and regulated breathing significantly reduces stress. Here’s how employees and employers alike stand to benefit from workplace yoga programs.
July 21, 2021
Employees are not taking advantage of wellness programs, even when they’re readily available to them. The problem lies in communication. Without it, workers simply aren’t taking up the benefits on offer – which does nothing to support their wellbeing. Here’s how to resolve it.
July 14, 2021
New research reveals a significant gap between employee and CEO perceptions of available mental health benefits. Even firms that offer substantial wellness options face a challenge in encouraging take-up of these benefits; the so-called ‘last mile’. The key lies in consistent outreach.
June 23, 2021
A report by LifeWorks revealed a negative mental health score for Americans for the thirteenth consecutive month. While the findings aren’t exactly positive, the good news is that the optimism scores have shown general improvement since last year.
June 9, 2021
Mental Health Awareness Month is marked during May, with the intention of raising awareness and reducing stigma. Here are 5 of the most popular episodes from Allwork.Space’s Future of Work Podcast discussing mental health and wellness.
May 5, 2021
Presenteeism is the act of turning up to the workplace while feeling unwell or unable to work properly. Even while working remotely, presenteeism — or ‘e-presenteeism’ — continues to affect us all. Here’s how to combat e-presenteeism and the warning signs to watch out for.
April 21, 2021
A new report suggests that employees are struggling to maintain their wellbeing, but few wish to report it. If worker wellbeing is suffering, so is their performance at work. Here’s what employers can do about it.
April 14, 2021
How The Pandemic Is Impacting Millennials And Gen Z: A Q&A With The Standard’s Melissa Oliver-Janiak
Allwork.Space spoke with Melissa Oliver-Janiak, senior director of Benefits and HR Service Center at The Standard, to understand how the pandemic is impacting younger workers and how companies can respond to this crisis.
February 24, 2021
What can employers do to dismantle the stigma around mental health in the workplace? A recent roundtable by the Flexible Space Association explored this topic and offered solutions on how to prioritise mental health at work. Here are 24 takeaways from the event.
February 9, 2021