Workplace wellness is a hot topic these days. How come? Probably because people seem to spend more time on the job nowadays than they do with their families!
While working folk live by the same physical wellness principles as everyone else, mental health takes on a whole new meaning in the workplace.
Mental health problems are becoming more widespread: of all the disability claims we receive in a year, over 1/3 stem from major depression,
burnout and anxiety disorders.
Want to learn more about mental illness? Check out the
Understanding Mental Illness External link. Opens in a new window. section of the Canadian Mental Health Association's website.
When you're unable to work for an extended period, it can take a toll on your finances. That's why it's important to think about
protecting yourself against the financial consequences of a disability.
We've teamed up with mental health organizations like the
Canadian Mental Health Association External link. Opens in a new window. and the
Psychology Foundation of Canada External link. Opens in a new window. to publish some helpful documents:
Managing to Manage Across Generations at Work
Developed for managers, this brochure examines the North American phenomenon of having 5 different generations working side by side. It also offers a snapshot of each generation: veterans, baby boomers and generations X, Y and Z.
It includes case studies, detailed intergenerational strategies and 10 universal strategies related to other factors, like cultural diversity and employee engagement.
Managing to Manage Across Generations at Work (PDF, 624 KB) Opens in a new window.