Employee Well-being as a Competitive Advantage

Kathy BahrambeigianBy Kathy Bahrambeigian

Senior Advisor, TLG

In today’s fast-paced and high-pressure world, mental health has emerged as a critical component of overall well-being. Organizations play a pivotal role in supporting the mental health of their employees. Here’s why mental health should be a top priority in the workplace:

  1. Enhanced Productivity– Employees in good mental health are more likely to perform at their best. They can concentrate better, think more clearly, and are generally more productive. Mental health issues, on the other hand, can lead to decreased productivity and increased absenteeism.
  2. Improved Employee Engagement -When organizations show they care about their employees’ mental health, it fosters a sense of loyalty and engagement. Employees feel valued and are more likely to be committed to their organization’s goals and values.

In short, there has never been a more urgent time for organizations to focus on employee well-being as a critical enabler of engagement and performance.