Welcome to our summary of February best reads on HR trends!
This month, workplace burnout and mental health benefits and resources were overwhelmingly hot topics.
HR Trends for February 2022
- Employees may not know how to recognize the symptoms. This article could help.
- Do you know the causes? Attend our webinar on March 3 where our career coaches address some of the more surprising reasons why employees are burnt out.
- How can employers help? To prevent ambitious employees from overworking, managers may need to shift how projects are owned.
- Spotify offered its workforce an extra week off.
- Leaders who manage with empathy and compassion can make a difference.
Mental health benefits and resources are both necessary and expected
- More than half of C-suite leaders think mental health benefits are unnecessary, even while most employees believe mental health is a shared responsibility between employer and employee.
- Want to prove the worth of these benefits to your leadership? Here’s the potential ROI.
- It’s not enough to provide the benefits. You also need to encourage their adoption.
- Making these benefits accessible and inclusive is vital to their success.
- Creating an empathetic workplace that cares about employees’ happiness is necessary for engagement and retention.
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Robyn Kern is a seasoned business writer who has written in the HR, education, technology, and nonprofit spaces. She writes about topics including outplacement, layoffs, career development, internal mobility, candidate experience, succession planning, talent acquisition, and more, with the goal of surfacing workforce trends and educating the HR community on these key topics. Her work has been featured on hrforhr.org and trainingindustry.com.