HR Manager concept

The pandemic underscored the vital role that mental health plays in employee satisfaction, job performance and retention. However, although most human resource professionals place a high value on promoting a healthy workplace, only 16% of chief HR officers rate the mental health of their organization's workforce as very good or excellent.

Gallup recently surveyed CHIROs and a representative sample of the U.S. workforce to gauge the impact of employment on mental health. Among HR professionals, 35% reported a somewhat negative impact on their mental health, while 38% found their job's effect on mental health somewhat positive. These findings demonstrate that those responsible for employee wellbeing also face challenges in their own roles.

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