This suggests that, while companies recognize that addressing employees’ mental well-being is a factor in retaining talent, they’re not sure how to deal with that stigma.
The benefits include reduction in medical claims and in increase in average working hours per employee per week. Workplace adjustments include access to counsellors and flexible work arrangements.
The rise of the gig economy presents solutions to mental health needs, such as an increase in flexible work.
When you think about mental well-being, a lot of it stems from not having one-size-fits-all routines, involving working at a desk. It’s also about flexible working arrangements where people can work for themselves at their pace.