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Here’s why taking care of your employees’ mental health is crucial in any business 

Looking after your employees’ mental health is essential for success as it promotes a positive and productive work environment. Employees who are experiencing stress, anxiety, or depression, will not be able to perform to the best of their ability and may not be as productive as they could be. As such, it is essential for employers to be aware of the signs of mental health issues and to provide support for their employees.  

Providing a supportive environment and ensuring that employees feel valued is important for the success of any business. A supportive environment can help to boost morale, increase productivity and foster collaboration. Additionally, it can help to create a culture of trust, respect and open communication. When employees feel supported and understood, they are more likely to be engaged and motivated to perform their best at work. This can lead to improved productivity, creativity and innovation. Looking after your employees’ mental health is essential for success because it helps to create a positive and productive work environment. 

How we’re taking care of our teams’ mental health 

At Collar, we know how important is to take care of our teams’ and candidates’ mental health. That’s why we have implemented an Employee Assistance Program to ensure our team feels supported and has an outside resource they can access 24/7.  

At the core of our business lies the fundamental belief that matching the right people with the right jobs is crucial to success. We understand that employees’ mental health is paramount, which is why we have partnered with Drake WellbeingHub to provide an unparalleled (EAP) mental health services and wellbeing services. 

We take pride in offering every member of our staff, both past and present, access to solution-focused therapy that addresses professional and personal issues alike. Our holistic approach to wellbeing ensures that we can support our team with a wide range of concerns, including stress, anxiety, bullying, harassment, addiction, depression, domestic issues, grief, trauma, major life changes, and more. 

We believe that seeking help for mental health issues should be normalised and encouraged, which is why we prioritise mental health in our workplace culture. Our EAP is designed to provide a safe and confidential space for our team members to address any mental health concerns they may have. 

We want our team to know that we are here to support them, no matter what challenges they may face. Our commitment to our team’s mental health is a testament to our core values of wellbeing and respect. 

We encourage all our team members and candidates to take advantage of our EAP and seek help when they need it. At Collar, we believe that taking care of our team’s mental health is not only the right thing to do, but it is also crucial to our success as a company. Click here to learn more about our Employee Assistance Program 

In today’s fast-paced and demanding workplace, it’s essential for companies to prioritise their employees’ mental health. Through businesses implementing an EAP, they can help improve their employees’ mental health. It provides a confidential and safe space for employees to discuss their mental health concerns, access professional support, and learn about resources to improve their wellbeing. By offering an EAP, companies can demonstrate their commitment to their employees’ overall health and wellbeing, leading to a more engaged and satisfied workforce.  

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