Code red in the office Employers have a responsibility to protect workers from the 'psychosocial hazards' of remote work THIS ARTICLE BY Helen Trinca appeared in The Australian Magazine
A little later in the program we had a yarn with Dr Julio Ribeiro from Inventia Life Science. And we round out the program with Martine Beaumont from Select Wellness.
Nine in ten employees are self-reporting as feeling overwhelmed and uncertain about the future, according to a poll of 200 by employee wellbeing company Select Wellness.
A recent poll by employee wellbeing specialists Select Wellness showed, in the first half of 2022, 60% of employees reported their stress as being ‘overwhelming’, ‘severe’ and ‘extreme’ compared to 5% in the 12 months prior to that, and 3% in the 12 months prior to that. The industries most impacted include media and marketing, tech, finance, and recruitment.
Technology billionaire Cliff Obrecht is urging employers to look after the mental health of staff as ongoing lockdowns across Australia impose a particularly heavy toll on children and their parents. The co-founder and chief operating officer of software unicorn Canva has instituted an additional week of leave for employees and is also offering them 13 counselling sessions through an employee…