CEOs Underestimate Workers’ Stress
Following a year of working from home, with personal and professional lives blurring more than ever, employees’ mental health is at the forefront of many companies’ minds. Yet, a new survey shows that while 96% of CEOs believe their companies are doing enough for employee mental health, only 69% of employees agree.
The data, complied by mental health-care app Ginger, shows that while more than half of CEOs believe talking about mental health makes them a better leader, 56% are concerned it might impact their credibility. And although roughly half of workers say they’ve experienced high-to-extreme stress in the past year, they’re also more likely than ever to seek help.
Here are some proactive steps you can do for yourself.