HRE’s number of the day: COVID-related stress


(Source: A staggering majority of employees say the pandemic is increasing their stress level. Here’s what that means for HR leaders.

90: Percentage of employees who say COVID-19 has contributed to increasing their stress level

A survey of 1,288 employees from provider SilverCloud Health finds that nine in 10 workers say the pandemic has increased their stress level. The survey also finds that 81% of those with depression and anxiety have experienced a greater need for mental health treatment during COVID-19 and 30% of employees have experienced an increased need for mental health treatment during the pandemic.

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