How do we tackle loneliness at work?
- Publication Date |
- Aug 20, 2019
- Episode Duration |
Workplace loneliness is reaching epidemic proportions. It's as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. So what can be done?
Flexible work arrangements, technology, office design, even age differences are all contributing to it, affecting our mental and physical health and our productivity.
Dave Anthony, principal psychologist at Communicorp and Derya Guzel, senior psychologist and clinical lead at Assure Programs, look at why workplace loneliness is bad for workers, bosses and the company bottom line, and offer suggestions on how to identify and deal with it.