How you can better support your team's mental health
With so many people and organisations facing tough challenges in the wake of COVID-19, mental health awareness in the workplace has never been so important.

More than 1 in 3 Kiwis are nervous or uncertain about their job security and over a quarter of the workforce are feeling lonelier than ever before. With the rapidly changing environment, how has your workplace been supporting employees’ mental health?

SEEK’s Resident Psychologist, Sabina Read answers four key questions from employers, managers and recruiters on how to have positive and productive mental health conversations.

Read says it’s important for leaders to:

  • support their teams and create a safe environment;
  • look after their own mental wellbeing;
  • acknowledge that they don’t always have all the answers.

Watch below as Read shares her advice.

Sabina Read’s advice on having productive mental health conversations in the workplace

Source: Independent research conducted by Nature on behalf of SEEK. Interviewing 4,000 Kiwis annually. Published June 2020.

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