The COVID-19 pandemic has created many challenges for employers but supporting mental health in the workplace, and in particular employees who are struggling, has perhaps been one of the most complex.
From anxiety over their physical health to loneliness while working remotely, many people have experienced additional mental strain in 2020. In fact, according to findings in our Hays Barometer Report, less than half of professionals rate their current mental health and wellbeing as positive, down 21 per cent since before the outbreak.
Either way, the recent decline of positive mental health shows action is needed to turn this situation around – which begs the question, who is responsible for caring for the mental health and wellbeing of staff at work?
Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, began working at Hays in 1993 and since then he has held a variety of consulting and management roles across the business. In 2004 he was appointed to the Hays Board of Directors. He was made Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand in 2012.
Prior to joining Hays, he had a background in human resource management and marketing, and has formal qualifications in Psychology.
Follow Nick on LinkedIn
Are you in line for a pay rise this year?
Disappointing pay rise? Here is what to ask for instead
How to advance your career in 2022
9 simple wellbeing tips when working from home
Lifestyle hacks for increase focus, productivity, energy and joy
Holiday job search myths and realities
"The Great Resignation": Why are so many thinking about quitting?
How to upskill when working from home
How to answer difficult interview questions
8 interview questions for teaching position
Our roadmap to building a successful ED&I strategy
Don't meet all the requirements - 3 reasons to apply
Defining the new equation in the world of work
Employee retention: What's your game?
Manage Salary Expectation Gap
Budgets are tight how can I recognise and reward my staff?
Recruitment challenges for 2022
Why companies must get serious about hybrid hiring
How to manage a hybrid team long-term
Interview tips to find the best candidate
View all blogs