According to the World Health Organization, stress, depression, and anxiety are leading causes of disability and absenteeism in the modern workplace. In the UK alone, regular workplace stress costs 13 million workdays every year. This negative
impact is even more pronounced during times of crisis, making the responsiveness of human resources departments vital to prioritizing and promoting wellbeing
The global pandemic and recent economic downturns have shone a spotlight on the negative impact of stress on the productivity and mental wellbeing of teams across the world. This is reflected in workplaces, with almost 40 percent of American workers worrying about their job security.
When a crisis hits, it's imperative to protect business systems, processes, and profits. But the most important asset to protect is your people.