Workforce Tip of the Week, sponsored by Spectrum Employee Services: Workers turn to technology to address mental health

The reason workers don’t ask their manager, co-workers or HR for help when they are experiencing stress, anxiety, and burnout is because of the stigma attached to mental health. Three out of every four workers have struggled with mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, and while there’s no denying the power of a human one-on-one mental health conversation, workers would much rather turn to technology instead. In a recent global study by Oracle,  employees believe that robots provide a judgment-free zone, an unbiased outlet to share their problems, and quick answers. To learn how HR information systems can help businesses assist their employees, check out our blog.