Make mental health a priority at work
AI can help
Mental health is one of the biggest challenges in 2020. Organizations must address mental health to avoid a decline in productivity and prevent burnout.
What role should organizations play in employee mental health? What types of support are employees asking for? Can AI and other technology help meet the mental health challenges we are facing? Our global survey of more than 12,000 employees, managers, HR leaders, and C-level executives reveals that:
- 70% say 2020 is the most stressful year ever
- COVID-19 has negatively affected the mental health of 78% of the global workforce
- Employees want help—and 68% prefer robots to their manager
- 82% believe AI can help improve mental health and well-being
- 76% of employees expect their companies to do more to support their mental health
Read our report, As Uncertainty Remains, Anxiety and Stress Reach a Tipping Point at Work, to learn how AI can bolster mental health in the workplace.
“Workplace stress and the related mental health implications are not a new phenomenon. It’s just that it took a novel coronavirus to call attention to another global workforce crisis—employee mental health.”
Take the uncertainty out of change
The 2020 pandemic has forced businesses to reset priorities and develop new operating models. Many are struggling to adapt. As norms continue to evolve, HR must adopt a people-first mindset that prioritizes empathy, resilience, and empowerment. This report explores:
- The role of health, well-being, and psychological safety
- How inclusion and belonging change culture
- Why training is being reimagined
- The focus away from efficiency
- The connection between flexibility and authority
- How AI is empowering teams
Read 6 Trends Guiding HR Leaders Through the New COVID-19 World to find out how you can effectively guide your organizations through changing times.