Employee mental health isn’t improving, and HR will almost certainly have to do more to help

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According to a study from The Conference Board, more than half of all employees believe their mental health has deteriorated since the pandemic began and women have suffered at a higher rate than males.

HR professionals, on the other hand, are unlikely to be surprised. In practice, you see it virtually every day: more employees are quitting than ever before. Many people have requested to or have just left. And you’ve undoubtedly seen a spike in demand for mental health resources as well. Furthermore, many employees are no longer as engaged or productive as they previously were.