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Mental Health & Wellness at the Hybrid Workplace

A Conversation with Major. Pallavi Shivanna

The onset of COVID-19 has taken a massive toll on the employees’ mental health. It has brought the importance of health both physical and mental to the center stage of the corporate agenda. It exacerbated the employees’ feelings of anxieties, fears, and depression brought mental health issues to the fore and highlighted the insufficiency of our present employee assistance and benefits systems. According to a recent report – almost 62% of employees globally believe mental health issues have been one of the biggest challenges at work during the last one and a half years.

According to a global study by Mind Share Partners in association with SAP and Qualtrics, 42 percent of employees have reported a decline in their mental health since the pandemic began. The workforce is the most valuable asset for any organization. A psychologically healthy employee helps the organization in driving it forward and ensures sustainable success. Thus, organizations are focusing on implementing comprehensive wellness programs. It takes into consideration the different aspects of their life that empowers the employees in handling stressful situations and maximize productivity to stay competitive.

To get insights into how HR leaders are working on the mental health and wellness of employees, we had invited Major Pallavi Shivanna, Vice President HR at Fincare Small Finance Bank to our Leadership Studio.

About: Major. Pallavi Shivanna:

Maj. Pallavi Shivanna, brings in 23 years of cross-cultural work experience in defense and corporate sectors. Currently, she is working at Fincare Small Finance Bank in the capacity of VP-HR. She's an ex-Army officer and worked in various capacities across different industries. She is skilled in Negotiation, Budgeting, Talent Management, System Administration and Recruitment. Strong human resources professional with a PGCBA in HR from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.A university topper and recipient of Gold Medal for Bachelors in Psychology. She is a trainee in Psychotherapy for the last 6 years and is very passionate about creating awareness on mental and emotional wellbeing.

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