Now more than ever, employees are battling mental health conditions such as stress, anxiety and depression.
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Never has it been more important for employers to lead with compassion, understanding and empathy to ensure the mental health and wellbeing of their employees is not compromised. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic we have seen a marked shift in the way businesses are run and people are managed. TAL, like many… Continue reading How to support your employees’ wellbeing during COVID-19 disruption
Supporting employees has never been more important than now, given the uncertainty we are experiencing. Although lockdowns are slowly easing, the working and business world won’t be back to “normal” any time soon. In fact, perhaps it will never go back but only move forward towards a “new normal.” How can businesses best support employees and… Continue reading Let’s Talk: Supporting employees and protecting their wellbeing
Within the debate of moving to a four-day working week, Australian companies need to measure and understand employee wellbeing. Sunil Vohra, co-founder of the world’s first independent and standardised index for measuring organisational culture, The Workability Index, highlights how critical it is for Australian businesses to move to measuring wellbeing as a key metric. “At… Continue reading A four-day working week? First maybe measure employee wellbeing
Byline: Thomas Derricott, Community Manager, Mad Paws This Friday, June 21, marks Take Your Dog To Work Day (TYDTWD), and to celebrate, Australia’s largest pet sitting community, Mad Paws, is filling its Pyrmont office with more dogs than people. This is to illustrate how beneficial having office dogs can be, but granted, it can be much… Continue reading Do office dogs boost moral and decrease stress?
Dynamic business revisit this highly relevant piece written by Mike Lowry, founder and CEO of XVenture, renowned for his unconventional and passionate approach in creating cutting-edge individual and team development and performance programmes globally. I received a call from a CEO overseas who had slipped into a very dark place. He had acknowledged that his levels… Continue reading Anxiety at work estimated to cost businesses 100,000 hours of lost time
Gartner finds more Australian workers ready to quit In the pursuit of growth and productivity, Australian workplaces have exhausted staff morale and decimated effort levels, with employees now on the brink of burnout and ready to quit, according to Gartner. Data from Gartner’s Q1 2019 Global Talent Monitor reveals that discretionary effort levels – the… Continue reading Workplace mental health epidemic imminent
Byline: Amanda Gordon, Director of Armchair Psychology Work stress is inevitable, right? We need some stress or we’d find a way to play solitaire all day when no-one is looking. When the stress comes from internal sources (the things we say to ourselves to ensure we stay on track) e.g. “I like what I am doing… Continue reading Combatting work stress
Carrie Kwan from Mums & Co talks about today’s mums in business, and the importance of getting more mums running businesses… I remember launching my first business, Daily Addict, on 15 January 2008… with the click of a button, I sent out our very first digital newsletter from my apartment living room. The digital lifestyle guide was born… Continue reading The relentless realities of being a mum in business and how they’re taking control