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EEN Session: Wellbeing at work: Is it really deteriorating?
May 20, 2021 at 8:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Wellbeing at work: Is it really deteriorating?
Leaders: Beth Chung (guest speaker) and Amy King (guest speaker)
Thursday May 20
8am PT / 11am ET / 3pm GMT
Before the COVID-19 pandemic started, wellbeing was a rising concern for employees and organizations alike. Since the pandemic the concern has shifted into overdrive. In this session we will address:
- What are the wellbeing trends? Where were we with the wellbeing topic pre-pandemic, where are we now, and where are we likely to be heading?
- The pandemic is creating a shift to hybrid work that is only starting to play out as offices reopen. What are the implications for wellbeing as people face the challenges and benefits of partial work-from-home and partial work-in-the-office?
- Self-reported wellbeing issues need to be taken seriously but self-reporting employee engagement has always been looked down upon as being less reliable data. What can we do to ensure that any data is seriously acted upon?
Amy King is an occupational psychologist and co-founder and CEO of PeopleMatter. She has spent her career focusing on the challenges of burnout and work-life conflict, working to help organizations create positive change.
Beth G. Chung, Ph.D.
CEO Affiliate Research Scientist
CEO & Co-Founder of PeopleMatter