Australian employees would rather quit their job than work for a company that they don’t see eye-to-eye with on social matters, a new Atlassian Corporation study has found.
With the latest COVID-19 outbreak putting many Australian states into lockdown, it’s important to support employees showing signs of a mental health condition.
Now more than ever, employees are battling mental health conditions such as stress, anxiety and depression.
In 2020, nearly one in three Australian SME owners were diagnosed with anxiety, depression, stress or related mental health issues. Two new programs have been launched to support their emotional wellbeing.
When life is demanding, those who lead themselves from the inside out excel. Poor self-leaders waste energy on things they can’t control…
If you are self-employed or working in a small business, time is a precious commodity, but even a minute or two can be revitalising.
When providing support to team members who are doing it tough, it’s vital to take care of yourself too. The quality of care you can offer is dependent on your own mental health and wellbeing. When a friend, family member or business colleague experiences a period of mental ill-health, your positive support and care can… Continue reading Looking after yourself while supporting your employees
Although attitudes towards mental health, mental ill-health and suicide are improving, stigma is still one of the most common reasons that people give for not asking for the help and support they may need. Stigma is often the result of a lack of knowledge about mental ill-health, combined with negative attitudes or personal beliefs that… Continue reading Addressing the stigma surrounding mental health
It’s been a tough year, and for some, Christmas is the shining light at the end of the 2020 tunnel with family celebrations, social connection and time off work. For others, the holiday period may be a time of stress or isolation, with many unable to travel to be with family or friends this year. … Continue reading Supporting yourself and your business during the holiday period
Research from national workplace mental health organisation, SuperFriend, reveals a mental health crisis is unfolding amongst retail workers in Australia. The study, Spotlight on the Retail Industry 2020, found that 66.4 per cent of retail workers have experienced a mental health condition since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was even higher among casual… Continue reading Retail workers experiencing COVID-19 induced mental health crisis