HR Dive: are you out of touch with employee stress levels?

June 23, 2020 Floss Aggrey

Are your employees working harder and longer hours during the COVID-19 crisis? Do you know what stress they face outside of work?

As employees suddenly have to work from home during the pandemic, many have found themselves struggling to adjust to the new way of working and balance their work and family commitments. Some might also feel that they are working more to avoid being seen as a slacker.

To ensure employees stay engaged during these challenging times, it is important for employers to take their mental health into consideration. “Don't just take the business as usual approach when you're talking to members of your team,” suggested Floss Aggrey, vice president of diversity and inclusion at Randstad Sourceright. “Realize [employees] need a space to talk about things they're going through.”

Read the full article in HR Dive to get more tips on helping your employees manage their stress levels. You can also visit Randstad Sourceright’s Talent Continuity & COVID-19 Insights Stream for more resources on driving employee engagement during these challenging times.

About the Author

Floss Aggrey

As the Sr. Director Compliance, Diversity and Inclusion at Randstad Sourceright, Aggrey is a professional thought leader effectively managing Human Resources, Compliance and Diversity functions for over 10 years in a multitude of specialized areas to include finance, insurance and banking. Passion for expanding the compliance and diversity knowledge of our internal teams as well as our clients to exceed their Compliance, Diversity and any related Human Resources goals and objectives.

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