Workplace mental health is one of the last taboos around. Ensure you as the employer open up the discussion and listen to conversations around it.
It’s inevitable; the workplace can be a breeding ground for stress. So it’s important that businesses take this into consideration if they want to recruit and retain today’s top talent. Begin by understanding the differences between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ forms of stress, and the different effects they can have on workplace productivity and wellbeing.
Employers must listen to their employees, and especially so when it comes to their mental health issues. Here’s how to do it with compassion whilst staying within the realms of professionalism and good management.