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It’s Not Just Burnout: HR Is Experiencing Compassion Fatigue

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HR teams have been the “invisible first responders” of the last year and a half, supporting employees through numerous crises. Unfortunately, the effects of the past year have left HR teams feeling stressed and emotionally exhausted.

6 Ways To Improve Employee Engagement & Mental Health in the Workplace

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Employee mental health issues are rising, and COVID-19 presented unprecedented challenges in workers’ professional and personal lives. American workers have seen a 45% spike in COVID-related mental health issues.

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Managing Grief and Loss At Work: A Guide for Employees & Managers

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Grief is universal and one of the most painful things we’ll experience in our lifetime. The loss of a loved one impacts each aspect of our lives. Yet, we rarely address grief in the workplace. Most organizations don’t account for how grieving at work impacts employee engagement and wellness.

How Mental Health Training in the Workplace Supports Your Ongoing HR Efforts

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Table of Contents. What Is Mental Health Training in the Workplace? Why Is Mental Health Training Important in the Workplace? What Are the Key Benefits of Mental Health Training in the Workplace? How Does Workplace Mental Health Training Influence Company Culture?

Recruiting From Within: Expand Your Talent Pipeline While Driving Retention

Rethinking your internal employee career strategy can help you fill critical roles and retain your best talent. This eBook highlights the benefits of internal migration, outlines how to execute a virtual recruitment strategy, and provides tips to promote internal migration.

How Innovative Leaders are Preventing Burnout at Work

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Burnout has become a common occupational phenomenon in 2021. Even before the pandemic began, addressing burnout was considered a top priority for companies, and now leaders cannot ignore it.

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Navigating Conflict in the Workplace: Ongoing Challenges in 2021

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Workplace conflict is inevitable—and it’s certainly nothing new. Employees with different personalities and communication styles working toward a common goal are bound to encounter conflict in any organization. employees spend an average of 2.8

The Costs of Presenteeism and Absenteeism in the Workplace

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Employers have long been concerned about absenteeism’s impact on workplace productivity. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted an equally important but previously overlooked challenge: presenteeism.

How Prioritizing Employee Well-Being Boosts HR's Recruitment Efforts

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Attracting talent comes with new challenges these days for HR professionals. The pandemic initiated a massive shift in the workforce, with 4 million Americans quitting their jobs in September 2021. As a result, the number of available jobs is at a record high. Culture Leadership

The Benefits of Mental Health Training in the Workplace

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Employee mental health concerns are at an all-time high— according to a recent report by Pathways, 9 out of 10 employees are concerned about burnout. For most HR professionals, this doesn’t come as a surprise.

HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

The True Cost of Employee Financial Stress: Signs HR Should Look For

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Since the pandemic began, HR teams have become keenly aware of how employee stress can dramatically impact the workplace. The challenges brought on by COVID-19 changed how we work and how human resources support employees.

How HR Can Improve Mental Health and Productivity in the Workplace

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Right now, HR professionals are more focused on employee well-being than ever before. The new normal provided a fresh perspective on how employee mental health shows up in the workplace.

Compassion Fatigue vs. Burnout: How To Tell The Difference & Spot The Signs

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As we head into year three of the pandemic, burnout and compassion fatigue continue to rise. The past two years have introduced new demands on employees, both at home and in the workplace, and work-life balance has never been more critical.

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6 Ways HR Can Maximize the Impact of Training on Employee Retention

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Employee retention is both a challenge and a priority for HR professionals right now. As of June 2021, the US hit a record of 10.1 million job openings, leaving plenty of options for workers. Many Americans are leaving their current positions in search of better compensation, better benefits.

3 Ways HR Can Enable Your Employees to Thrive in the Modern Work Environment

Speaker: Candace Giesbrecht - Director of the Remote Performance Academy at Teamit

In this session, Candace Giesbrecht, Director of Teamit’s Remote Performance Academy, will unpack evidence-based approaches to leading more effectively when working apart and explore HR’s unique opportunity in today’s distributed workforces.

Building Emotional Intelligence for HR Leaders in Today's Post-COVID Landscape

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Stress and anxiety have long been on the upswing in U.S. organizations over the last several years. However, COVID-19 conditions have increased and accelerated employees' burnout and mental health concerns due to workplace conditions. Leadership

Overcoming Diversity Challenges in the Workplace by Supporting Mental Health

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The racial injustices of 2020 profoundly impacted corporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion investments (DEI.) In June, DEI-related job postings increased by 55%, and chief diversity officer hires increased by 51% by October. Wellness Culture

30+ Employee Mental Health Statistics Every Business Leader Should Keep in Mind in 2022

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The events over the past two years have fundamentally changed the U.S. workplace. Leadership

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4 Ways HR Can Promote Trust and Communication in the Workplace

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For over a year, HR leaders have focused on supporting employees amid massive changes to how we work. As most employees have settled into the new normal of work, their concerns and expectations have changed.

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Preserving Culture in the Digital Workspace: A Conversation with An Employee Relations Expert

Speaker: KristyAnne Thompson Boyd, Head of Employee Relations & People Operations and Member of the Forbes HR Council

Recently, scheduling 1:1 time for any HR process -- or even a quick check-in -- is bogged down in a back-and-forth scheduling. So how can we reform our processes and eliminate this feeling of missing an integral part of the employee experience?

Workplace Mental Health: The True Cost to Employers

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Employee mental health has only recently become recognized as a crucial aspect of organizational health and performance. In the last two years, employers have become increasingly concerned with the risks and costs of poor employee mental health.

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How HR Can Promote a Culture of Well-being

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Company culture is the most important factor in any organization’s performance— it encompasses the shared values, expectations, and attitudes held by team members that influence how they do their jobs every day.

How HR Teams Can Identify, Prevent, and Help Depressed Employees

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Depression among U.S. employees has risen steadily over the past few years. According to recent data from Pathways , over 70% of employees showed concern with depression in Q4 of 2020. Additionally, researchers from Boston University found that the depression rate has tripled among U.S.

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ABA Well-being Pledge: Addressing Attorney Mental Health

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The American Bar Association (ABA) has made strides to improve lawyers’ mental health and reduce substance use in recent years. Culture Behavioral Health Leadership

Retention Roadmap: Ways to Reduce Talent Turnover in 2022 and Beyond

Employees are now embracing lifestyle over work – with many migrating to other jobs to find opportunities that better align with their priorities. How can you retain your top talent? Get tips to keep your global employees happy, engaged, and productive.

Contemporary Issues in the Workplace: HR Challenges in 2021

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Our lives have changed considerably recently— and so has the workplace. Shifts in work environments have led to adjustments significantly impacting how we work. At one point, we wondered when we would return to normal, but now, we’re adjusting to a new normal. Culture Leadership Burnout

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How HR Can Drive Employee Engagement in Wellness Programs

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It’s no secret why HR invests so much time and money into wellness programs. Beyond the positive effect on employees’ personal health, wellness initiatives can save organizations considerable spending.

Leading With Empathy: 4 Tips to Improve Workplace Mental Health

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Leading with empathy is how emotionally intelligent leaders cultivate trust, rapport, and loyalty among their team members. Emotionally intelligent leaders practice empathy to better their company culture and employee experience. A high degree of empathy isn’t just a “nice thing to have.”

5 Ways HR Can Improve Work-Life Balance and Employee Engagement

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Our always-on culture makes it difficult to manage work-life balance. But human resources departments know how important work-life balance is to employee engagement. Creating harmony between our personal and professional lives allows us to be more engaged in both realms of our lives.

The Power of HR & Automation: How to Keep the “Human” in Human Resource Management with Technology

Speaker: Teresa Smith, Senior Managing Partner, HCM Advisory Group at UKG

Shifting existing teams over to new digital processes during remote times can be a challenge, especially when teams are focused on maintaining the ever-illusive sense of "culture." Join Teresa Smith, Senior Managing Partner, HCM Advisory Group at UKG, for this indispensable discussion on the future of work and HR tech.

Critical Incident Stress: How to Help Employees Cope Long-Term

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A critical incident is a traumatic event in the workplace that leaves employees feeling stressed and overwhelmed. A wide range of situations can be qualified as critical incidents, ranging from a fire in the workplace to a mass shooting in the community.

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How to Support Employees Dealing With Psychological Trauma in the Workplace

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Amidst the pandemic, the definition of workplace trauma and the psychological implications are expanding. Workplace trauma is the psychological stress that results from experiencing a traumatic event at work. It can happen after a one-time event like witnessing death at work or a natural disaster.

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Leadership’s Role In Dealing With Suicide In The Workplace

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Suicide rates among working adults between 45 and 64 are the highest they’ve been in 50 years. Before the pandemic, common reasons cited for the two-decade-long climb were depression, anxiety, and substance abuse.

HR’s Guide to the Effect of Job Stress on Employee Performance

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Stress has always been present in the workplace. HR teams know that most employees experience job stress at some point in their careers. However, new challenges and recent changes to the way we work and live have increased employee stress.

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Your Global Compliance Playbook: Onboarding Best Practices

A well-structured onboarding process plays a vital role in welcoming new employees and helps them quickly become productive, engaged, and loyal. This guide offers key practices to compliantly onboard your new international remote workers.

Build Team Trust to Drive Employee Mental Health and Performance

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Trust is vital to building and sustaining an effective team in any work environment. Trust in the workplace fosters a corporate culture where people feel safe with their colleagues.

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The S in ESG: The Social Impact of Mental Health Investments

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Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing has historically focused on the ‘E’ in ESG, environmental sustainability. 2020 brought a significant shift in ESG investment trends, partially due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19.

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The Most Powerful Recruiting Tools Might Just Be Behavioral Health and Well-Being Programs

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Originally published on Recruiter.com - March 19th, 2021. Employee behavioral health and well-being dramatically affect a company’s culture, productivity, and overall success.

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The Benefits of an Outsourced Employee Mental and Behavioral Health Program over DIY Efforts

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Prioritizing employee mental and behavioral health can significantly impact a company's workforce and internal corporate culture. Recent data from the CDC reveals that employee mental health disorders and stress levels are rising rapidly, with as many as 44.7 million U.S.

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Become an HR Leader by Mastering Asynchronous Communication within Your Organization

Speaker: Laurel Farrer, CEO of Distribute Consulting

Is your team overworking, battling zoom fatigue, or struggling to find time for deep work? Break the dependence on synchronous communication that may be getting in the way of your organization’s success and productivity.Join Laurel Farrer, Founder and CEO of Distribute Consulting, for this illuminating discussion on optimizing intra-organization communication.