How can employers help their employees deal with stress?

mental health awareness week

The 9th – 15th of May 2022 is Mental Health Awareness Week. With several socioeconomic reasons such as rising living costs, the Ukraine crisis, and rising Covid rates, there has never been a more vital time to have a discourse about mental health awareness and to remove the stigma of seeking treatment. When dealing with mental health issues, work-related problems can add to stress and exacerbate anxiety. Assisting employees with mental health issues will help both your employees and your company.

Job prospects are turned off by these 5 practices

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These days, many HR professionals are having difficulty finding excellent job prospects. So the last thing you want to do when you find them is turn them away. Instead, HR professionals strive to keep job seekers interested in your company, the position, and a future with you.

But we understand – it’s difficult, given that the pandemic has left around 10 million job gaps and only 5 million individuals to fill them, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

More people in the UK prefer to learn online rather than in person

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When given the choice, more people prefer to learn new skills and knowledge online – and most likely by themselves – rather than in a group setting.

According to a new virtual learning study commissioned by Digits, the most popular learning methods in the UK are currently watching online videos and participating in online courses.

Quarter of office workers business expenses are questioned by their employer

A new research shows that almost a quarter of office workers regularly have their business expenses disputed or are asked to provide further clarification upon submitting them.

Just Eat for Business ‘Inconvenient Expenses’ study polled office workers around the country to learn how their company manages expenses, what the reimbursement schedule looks like, and what workers wish they could change about the process.

How to Improve Employee Engagement

In response to the high number of retention methods on the market, Christophe Peymirat, a regional general manager of Uber for business, says that implementing well-thought-out initiatives is a critical way for companies to keep employees engaged.

Employees are, rightfully, at the heart of all corporate operations. Employees who are engaged and aligned are the ones who work actively to keep the company going.

4 Mistakes When Hiring Remote Employees — and How to Avoid Them

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You’d expect that recruiting remote employees wouldn’t be that much different than hiring on-site employees, however, the requirement and desire to expand remote and hybrid work arrangements as a result of the pandemic has produced a new hiring climate. It’s a problem that almost every company has to deal with.

In the Microsoft Work Trend Index, two-thirds of executives stated they’re rethinking their workspaces to allow more hybrid and remote work.

April Stress Awareness Month: Supporting Employees and Reducing Stress Levels

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As part of Stress Awareness Month here are some industry expert opinions on reducing stress and how to determine the reasons for ever-increasing stress levels and understand what HR and business leaders can do to support their employees. Stress Awareness Month is a 30-day campaign dedicated to raising awareness of the causes and cures for our modern day stress epidemic.

How managers handle one-to-one meetings, according to a poll of 200 people

A recent poll of over 200 people asked company managers how they conduct one-to-one meetings with their employees. There were numerous similar trends among these managers’ approaches to one-to-one meetings, regardless of seniority, function, or department.

Here’s a summary of some of the important findings