• 3 ways leaders can help ease workplace stress and avoid employee burnout

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Employees who feel they can bring their whole selves to work perform the best.
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    Reports of burnout, stress, and loneliness levels are high as employees continue working from home.
    Improving these conditions and rebuilding psychological safety will require leaders to step up.
    Show gratitude for your employees, check-in frequently, and build resilience into the workforce.
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    The crisis is subsiding, but its wounds run deep. For all the heroic efforts of employees to keep companies operating, the past 16-plus months have left...
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  • Some Black women feel safer working from home and are opting out of office life to escape workplace racism

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    In an Essence survey, 45% of Black women polled said the workplace is where they most often experienced racism.
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    Even on her worst days, Joselyn Ink prefers working from home. She works at a nonprofit in Los Angeles that, she said, "has a 100% turnover rate for Black staff." "They've never had more than five Black staff at a time," Ink, 32, said. "Last year they lost, like, every Black staff member they had - except for me." The nonprofit did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Working from home gave Ink control over her space and allowed her to avoid...
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