Finding and affording quality childcare when and where you need it can be a tough task. And when you can’t rely on your childcare, it can take time and attention away from your work.
Mental illness is a problem in your workforce. It can seem invisible, but 1 in 5 people experience a diagnosable mental illness each year. Imagine 1 in 5 of your workers coping with mental illness, and the cost to your business is staggering. This complete guide tells you everything you need to know to recognize and help when an employee is struggling.
As the economy reopens and we all settle into a strange new normal, employers are faced with a new challenge: how to resume business while balancing what’s safe for your workers. You’re likely stocking up on cleaning supplies and masks, retrofitting workspaces and rearranging floorplans. But to fully support your workers, there’s more to consider than hygiene and health.
COVID-19 and its complications will hit frontline workers the hardest. It’s difficult enough in normal times when an employee comes to you struggling with something in their lives that you have no resources to address. What do you do when every one of your employees is suddenly anxious and overwhelmed with the same mounting crisis?
When working with a Resource Navigator, your employees are not just getting connected to community resources—they’re being coached on having difficult conversations with their landlords, they’re being empowered to take control of thousands of dollars in medical debt, and they’re getting the tools and information they need to be better prepared for whatever life throws at them…not just today but months, and even years, from now.
Now more than ever, employers are investing in wellness programs to improve the physical health of their workforce. Various studies, however, offer conflicting results on whether workplace wellness programs actually provide cost savings and improved worker health.