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Want To Banish Burnout? Pay Attention To Employees’ Energy and Overall Wellbeing

By Dr. Bill Howatt Burnout is a negative consequence of employees feeling overworked, overloaded, overwhelmed, and suffering chronic workplace stress. Before Covid, the World Health Organization identified burnout as an occupational phenomenon. Benefits Canada reported on a survey of nearly 7,000 people in workplaces across Australia, Canada, Germany, New Zealand,…

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It pays to invest in employee wellbeing. Flourishing employees are good for the bottom line.

By Dr. Bill Howatt and Michel Rodrigue It pays to invest in employee wellbeing. Flourishing employees are good for the bottom line. Languishing and flourishing are mental states that predict how we perceive our world. The Keyes' mental health continuum suggests all workers fall somewhere along a continuum from languishing…

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If you’re not investing in workplace mental health you are putting people at risk and leaving money on the table

By Dr. Bill Howatt and Michel Rodrigue The workplace is not immune to the lasting impacts of the pandemic on employee’s mental health. With the fourth wave of the pandemic underway employees continue to face psychosocial stressors that impact their emotional well-being, including isolation, loneliness, work demand, manager-employee relationships, psychological…

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