A friend of mine who works in an HR managerial capacity was told last year at her performance review that she was doing amazingly well but they were a bit worried that she did not look stressed enough….
Tag Archive: wellbeing at work
Stress in the Caribbean? A place with lots of sun, beautiful beaches, great music and a very relaxed lifestyle? Absolutely, as stress is universal.
Workplace Wellbeing and Stress Forum 2015 is Symposiums 10th event of the year, and is offering individuals within the industry the chance to uncover both the strategic and practical elements of implementing wellness programmes.
‘Networks’ were ranked as the second lowest in importance for defining an individual’s overall wellbeing in the office. Despite this, networking opportunities remain a high priority for HR agendas, predominantly as this area typically scores the lowest in self assessed wellbeing surveys, and it seems the most obvious thing to do to address it.
What can be done to bridge the void between mental health trends and the lack of serious support from employers?
Managers and colleagues must be encouraged to take an enlightened approach to supporting their co-workers through knowledge, understanding and generosity of spirit, says Ann McCracken