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LifeWorks has released its monthly Mental Health Index™, revealing a negative mental health score among Canadians for the 21st consecutive month. The overall mental health score for December 2021, was -10.2 compared to the pre-pandemic benchmark, a slight decline from the previous month (-10.0 in November 2021) and equal to the October 2021 score.
Working Canadians believe full flexibility for all employees would work best for their team
- Nearly two in five (38 per cent) Canadians indicate that having the option of full flexibility – regarding days, hours and location – for everyone would be the best working model for their team. This compares to 17 per cent preferring that all employees are together at the worksite and 15 per cent preferring that all employees work fully remote.
- Nearly one-third (29 per cent) of respondents report that the most important type of flexibility is having the ability to step away from work to attend to personal issues.
- When looking at other types of flexibility, 26 per cent of individuals report that hours of work is the most important and 24 per cent of individuals report that the location of work is the most important.
- Eighteen per cent indicate that the most important types of work flexibility are days of work (16 per cent) and work attire (two per cent).
Many working Canadians believe their organization’s CEO genuinely cares about employee wellbeing
- Half (50 per cent) of Canadians believe that their organization’s CEO genuinely cares about employee wellbeing. This group has a mental health score of -4.9, more than five points above the national average.
- In contrast, 18 per cent do not believe that their organization’s CEO genuinely cares about employee wellbeing, and this group has a mental health score of -19.3, more than nine points below the national average. One-third (32 per cent) are undecided on their CEO’s position on wellbeing.
- Managers are more than 30 per cent more likely than non-managers to believe that their organization’s CEO genuinely cares about employee wellbeing.
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