More than half of UK employees say they they have been expected to work outside of regular working hours during lockdown, contributing to many people reporting some negative effects of burnout since home working began.
Leaders can learn a lot about helping employees in times of stress by looking at how individuals approach problems. Using Kirton's Adaption-Innovation Theory, Dr Megan Seibel looks at five ways burnout can be prevented.
Blue Monday might be a myth, but that doesn't mean employees' mental wellbeing should go off the radar, particularly with the pandemic challenges organisations continue to face.
HR has been on the frontline of organisational response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, meeting every challenge thrown its way. But there is concern among the HR community that the pressure being placed on them is putting their own health and wellbeing at risk. Graham Brown looks at how HR professionals can build their resilience levels during the current crisis.
Matthew Trerise and Angela Armstrong discuss the challenges neurodivergent people may experience when returning to the workplace post-lockdown, with practical tips on reintegrating employees.
Many of us are neurodivergent and HR always has to be aware of mental pressures people are being put under by the current crisis. Matthew Trerise and Dr Angela Armstrong discuss the challenges neurodivergent individuals may experience due to lockdown and social isolation, with tips on how to help manage them.
When an employee dies, HR needs to ensure that the news is communicated sensitively and managers support their teams as they grieve. This will be more difficult than ever during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Jo Faragher shares some expert guidance.
In the first in a series of posts about living and working at home, dealing with the challenges and conflicts that may occur, Professor Binna Kandola finds that the "capsule environment" can be a positive experience, one we will look back on with pride.
For many key workers, homeworking is not an option. Graham Brown looks at how employers are attempting to keep those people who still need to go in to work healthy and engaged during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Regular communications, mental health first-aiders, employee assistance programmes and online resources all have an important part to play in employers' efforts to support their employees' mental health during the current crisis.
Commentary and analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to mental health.
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