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Why are so many Millennials suffering Mental Health issues?

Millennials are considered an anxious generation, which is often attributed to an obsession with technology, overbearing parents and the stress that comes with trying to fit into a social media-driven world. But, according to experts, the anxiety and often depression experienced by young adults lies in uncertainty.

Article by: | Published: 21 May 2018

presenteeism

Could Presenteeism become a bigger problem than absenteeism

People coming into work when they are ill also known as ‘Presenteeism’ has more than tripled since 2010, with 86 percent of employees admitting they had observed Presenteeism in the workplace. Presenteeism from Mental Health alone is estimated to cost the UK economy £15.1 billion per annum, compared to £8.4 billion per annum for absenteeism.

Article by: Ciara Morrison | Published: 21 May 2018

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Experts from the Priory on combatting stress, depression and anxiety

One in three ‘sick notes’ are now for mental health problems, amid increasing levels of anxiety across Britain. “Work-related stress, depression or anxiety continues to represent a significant ill health condition in the workforce of Great Britain,” says the Health and Safety Executive, the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness.

Article by: Paul McLaren | Published: 20 May 2018

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How to Ace Your Job Interview

Although they may be comfortable in a white-collar environment and no strangers to the workplace, it is simply untrue that people in the middle of their careers don’t want or need some pointers to help take them all the way and secure the next step in their lives. Here are some top tips for making the right impression on your prospective employer.

Article by: Anthony Lam | Published: 20 May 2018

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The importance of mentoring

Over a quarter of (28 percent) of Brits say they want mentoring to progress through their career with confidence. However, a fifth (19 percent) admit they don’t know how to go about finding a mentor. A further 9 percent say they are actively looking for a mentor but haven’t been able to find the right person.

Article by: Sinead Bunting | Published: 19 May 2018

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Ten-point strategy to reduce work-place stress

With 12.5 million work days lost each year as a result of stress, depression and anxiety, the global membership organisation Business Disability Forum is using Mental Health Awareness Week (14 to 20 May) to raise awareness of the impact of work-related stress and to offer advice to organisations on taking a strategic approach.

Article by: Diane Lightfoot | Published: 19 May 2018

Top five tips on how to be an approachable line manager

In 2016/17, there were over half a million (526,000) cases of work related stress, depression or anxiety, and it accounted for 40 percent of all work-related ill health. It’s an issue that cannot be overlooked, with mental health-related presenteeism costing employers up to three times the cost of mental health-related absence.

Article by: Richard Holmes | Published: 18 May 2018

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How to support employees in claiming work-based tax entitlements

When employees are stressed their health and productivity levels can suffer. In fact, over half of employees use time at work to deal with personal financial matters. Here are five work-related tax entitlements employees could be missing out on and how to help them benefit…

Article by: Tony Mills | Published: 18 May 2018

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Is your workplace toxic?

A recent report published by Expert Market has uncovered the unsavoury truth behind employee unhappiness caused by toxic workplaces. Toxic workplaces are those where bad attitudes, bad interpersonal relationships, bad work styles and more affect the morale and productivity of workers.

Article by: David Peck | Published: 17 May 2018

An alliance with science
Print – Issue 163 | Article of the Week

One of HR's most pressing challenges in the war for talent, is to meet the needs and expectations of people demanding better experiences in the workplace, with all the agility and flexibility that is expected. Progressive companies that take this seriously are the ones attracting and keeping the best as they shift from HR to ‘people’ science.

Article by: Sarah Andresen | Published: 17 May 2018