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Leadership plays a critical role in addressing mental health and wellbeing in the workplace. After all, a leader’s primary role is to support their team. In this blog, CEO Geno Cutolo shares five ways that employers and managers can become more effective leaders and better support employees during COVID-19 and other challenging times.

No one needs to tell you why it’s important for employees to be happy at work. When morale stinks, engagement suffers — which can do a real number on productivity, work quality, business growth, and retention. While there isn’t a one-size-fits-all way for engaging staff, these strategies are a good place to start.

I’ve heard this analogy used to describe COVID-19’s impact: “We’re all in the same storm, but we’re not all in the same boat.” As a staffing company, we have seen firsthand the varying impact on employers and employees. All of us at Staffmark Group feel the calling and responsibility to help our clients and employees weather this storm. To help you better understand how our team is rising to the challenge, I’d like to share some tools we are using to aid this effort.

Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks and gathering with loved ones over a delicious meal. While I’m looking forward to this holiday, I know that it will look and feel different this year – as it likely will for you, as well. This week’s Thanksgiving holiday is an opportunity to reflect on our many blessings. It’s easy to feel grateful when life is good, but what about difficult times?

Want to receive your 2020 W2 faster? You can elect to receive your W2 electronically, and you’ll receive it sooner than you will through the mail. Plus, you don’t have to worry about having sensitive information sitting in your mailbox.

Our country continues to slowly march toward economic recovery with more people returning to the workforce. The recovery is still unknown, but according to a COVID-19 Staffing Needs Analysis conducted by Hanover Research for Staffmark Group and RGF Staffing, 43% of organizations expect to see a continued impact of COVID-19 on their organizations for the next six to 12 months.

It’s become a common problem: candidates are accepting multiple offers and then not showing up on day one – aka, ghosting their employers. This is not only frustrating to employers, it’s costly too. Luckily, there are steps you can take to reduce it.

National Staffing Employee Week is a time to celebrate the stars of our workforce – YOU, our temporary and contract employees. CEO Geno Cutolo takes a moment to thank our contract and temporary employees for the outstanding work they do each and every day!

In the midst of uncertainty, it’s important to show how much you value your workforce. How you manage this pandemic will have a lasting impact on your employer brand and your ability to attract and retain workers in the future. When this crisis is over, you’re going to need people in place to support the comeback.

You’re certainly not alone if you’ve been managing an increased level of stress and anxiety lately. Nearly 7 in 10 employees reported that COVID-19 is the most stressful time of their professional career. Your mental health impacts all aspects of your personal and professional life. Now, more than ever, each of us need to make it a priority.