Tag: stress

open plan office

The psychological impact of open plan offices

The design of an office has a measurable impact on employees’ wellbeing. The psychological impact of open plan offices is frequently overlooked by managers of companies. Of course for every situation, there are pros and cons but from the available reserach it would seem there are very few advantages when it comes to open plan…


Reasons employees don’t always use Employee Assistance Programmes

There are four reasons why employees don’t use EAP’s  and I’ll list them in the most-frequent order: they don’t think it’s confidential they feel there is a stigma for reaching out for help (especially for some men, who see this as a weakness) they think they have to ask permission from their boss or HR…