Disability claims for mental health issues have become a top concern for Canadian employers. Organizations have adopted mental wellness strategies to help employees thrive and to protect psychological safety … but how effective are these strategies? Ultimately, the employee experience is significantly influenced by their employers’ ability to implement an effective wellness strategy.
What to expect: Mental Health in the Capital 2020 will focus on two core topics: employee experience and the link to psychological safety.
How do we define employee experience? It’s the everyday experiences—positive and negative—that affect employees’ mental health and impact their career life cycle from entry to exit. Positive experiences range from rewards and recognition for outstanding work to healthy manager-employee relationships, clarity on roles and responsibilities, and how employees are valued within the organization.