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Employee Resources - Working from Home during COVID-19 Weekly Highlights

Below are a few highlights from this week's Employee Resources - Working from Home during COVID-19 update! To review more resources, supports and training recommendations, please visit the Employee Resources - COVID-19 page on MyMohawk.

Health and Wellness

Carrying On: Mental Health Strategies for COVID-19

Podcast shorts that give insight and strategies to support mental health through COVID-19.

Topics include:

- Building Trust
- Worry Management
- Inclusivity and Diversity
- Parenting
Sleep Disturbances and Insomnia



Working from Home

How the Cult of Sleep-Deprivation Affects Work and Mental Health

Sleep is incredibly important for both physical and mental health. Many people who work long hours, operate under the false assumption that people who sacrifice sleep in order to work are more productive and more successful.

For people who suffer from anxiety and depression, lack of sleep can also create downward spirals that make those issues worse. Sleep researcher Christopher Barnes, an associate professor of management at the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington, explains how sleep deprivation can affect your mental health – and your career.



Family and Social Connections

4 Forecasts For Family Caregivers In A Post-Pandemic World

When Harvard Business School published its 2019 Caring Companies report, finding that 3 out of 4 employees are also caregivers, the researchers couldn’t have predicted that the workplace caregiving crisis was about to collide with the coronavirus crisis. Nor that the combination would accelerate a sea change in employers’ attitudes and policies toward caregivers. This article shows you 4 forecasts for family caregivers in a post-pandemic world.




Leading in Times of Change and Uncertainty

Leading Your Team Into a Post-COVID19 World

In this webinar, learn about the unique challenges facing leaders in the post-pandemic world and the strategies for addressing them.