Geographic destinations aside, PTO is supposed to be time to recharge, disconnect and forget about the everyday stressors you’ve likely been experiencing at work and home.
When it comes to employee retention and satisfaction, organizations are struggling. Feelings of stress, anxiety and burnout are more common than not in today’s workforce.
Research shows that teams and organizations in which employees are treated with respect perform better, are more engaged and have employees who are less likely to quit.
How can L&D inspire improvements in well-being that last? Organizational researchers have consistently observed the connection between emotional intelligence and well-being, and those insights can help leaders build the skills to improve working lives.
The mental and emotional wounds that were suffered since the start of 2020 will take time to heal. Unfortunately, too many people don’t know where to turn.
Learning and development has an opportunity to develop leaders who advocate for their employees and set them up for success.
Bosses have significant influence over and responsibility for cultivating conditions for employees to thrive at work. By choosing to be multipliers of well-being, they can enable their teams to experience high levels of satisfaction and engagement.
As organizations begin to transition their workforce back to in-office settings, they must keep in mind that employees may be bringing this extra burden along with them — including substance use disorders.