Mental wellbeing of employees is a widely discussed topic in corporate circles and HR meetings for some time. COVID-19 has pushed the company decision-makers to bring about a paradigm shift in employee relations.
In a recent 7th Fold study, more than one-third of India’s employee workforce reported that their mental health has worsened since the COVID 19 pandemic. Majority of the employees shared symptoms of stress and anxiety because of burnout, tight work deadlines, and
Therefore, the need of the hour is to connect to the human side of your workforce. As employers, you can ensure the mental wellbeing of your employees in multiple ways.
You can start with employee friendly policies and offer more flexibility at work. Encourage regular employee wellness check-ins via health managers or wellness coaches. Also, give your employees easy access to counselors and therapists