Very basic attempts to recognize workers can make a difference in feelings of psychological safety. (Photo: Shutterstock)

When it comes to ensuring the psychological wellbeing of employees, a little effort may go a long way, a new study suggests.

The study by Workhuman, a work management software company, surveyed more than 3,000 Americans in March of this year. The survey found that only 26% of workers felt psychologically safe during the pandemic. They also experienced higher levels of burnout, stress, and greater feelings of being lonely.


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