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The Era of the Fulfilled Worker Is Here: Learn What Caredness is Doing to Help Employee Mental Health

Founded by a licensed mental health counselor and a leader of a global management consulting firm, Caredness has launched to help employers navigate employees’ post-pandemic needs and expectations. Discover how Caredness can make your company one of the best places to work in the new era.

In 2021, more than 47 million workers voluntarily left their jobs. This mass exodus from the workplace has been termed “The Great Resignation.” So, what is causing people to quit their jobs in record numbers? There are many factors that have played a role, but one of the most important is mental health.

Workplace experts say that The Great Resignation was spurred by the state of workers’ emotional health. American workers are emotionally exhausted from the events of the last few years. Even before the pandemic, workers were being affected by record levels of workplace burnout and mental exhaustion.

Employees have finally decided that they want better. They are demanding that employers address mental health. At Caredness, we’re helping employers tackle the mental health crisis in the workplace. We help employers create a better workplace that enables their employees to thrive.

Why Invest in Employee Mental Wellbeing?

Mental health training for employees improves the quality of life for employees, creates loyalty and dynamism among your workforce, reduces sick days, and boosts workplace reputation scores. There’s a shift happening. In fact, employment experts are calling this a “new era for mental health at work.” Most employees report that at least one workplace factor has negatively impacted their mental health.

Of the more than 47 million Americans that quit their jobs in 2021, half of those who walked away said that they quit for their mental health. For employers, this represents billions of dollars lost in “brain drain.” In addition to creating costs associated with replacing employees, the high turnover rates being seen today in response to a failure to address mental health also cause billions of dollars to be lost among remaining staff members in the forms of loss of productivity, low enthusiasm, and sick days.

We know that mental health support in the workplace improves employee performance on all points. Why don’t more employers commit resources to mental health? The reality is that most employers are implementing mental health policies. However, trying to cobble together a system internally can be difficult. Caredness helps your company rebrand its mental wellness approach by providing proactive and scalable support that can make significant differences in the quality of life of your workforce. We build healthier, happier, more human workplaces.

Why Invest in Employee Mental Wellbeing?

Mental health training for employees improves the quality of life for employees, creates loyalty and dynamism among your workforce, reduces sick days, and boosts workplace reputation scores. There’s a shift happening. In fact, employment experts are calling this a “new era for mental health at work.” Most employees report that at least one workplace factor has negatively impacted their mental health.

Of the more than 47 million Americans that quit their jobs in 2021, half of those who walked away said that they quit for their mental health. For employers, this represents billions of dollars lost in “brain drain.” In addition to creating costs associated with replacing employees, the high turnover rates being seen today in response to a failure to address mental health also cause billions of dollars to be lost among remaining staff members in the forms of loss of productivity, low enthusiasm, and sick days.

We know that mental health support in the workplace improves employee performance on all points. Why don’t more employers commit resources to mental health? The reality is that most employers are implementing mental health policies. However, trying to cobble together a system internally can be difficult. Caredness helps your company rebrand its mental wellness approach by providing proactive and scalable support that can make significant differences in the quality of life of your workforce. We build healthier, happier, more human workplaces.

Supporting the "Whole Employee" With Caredness

Employees aren’t being mysterious about why they’re resigning in droves. A poll cited by Harvard Business Review shows that 91% of respondents believe that a company’s culture should support mental health. Caredness provides companies and human resources departments with the tools they need to bridge the mental health gap taking place across the country.

Caredness helps companies address mental health in meaningful ways by offering solutions, features, and benefits that employees can access virtually. We help companies identify the areas where mental health isn’t being supported.

Our corporate mental health resources help companies to:

  • Boost Employee Morale
  • Lower Employee Stress Levels
  • Improve Employee Productivity

Caredness provides your company with access to specially trained coaches who are supervised by licensed master’s and/or doctoral-level mental health counselors. Our services are culturally diverse, global, and available 24/7. When you’re a Caredness-supported company, your employees have direct access to support for:

  • Personal and Professional Goal setting and Growth
  • Grief Care and Medical Challenges
  • Children and Aging Parent Support
  • Stress Management

Integrating Caredness into your company creates an organizational culture of care that your employees can utilize throughout their personal and professional lives.

Your employees can access their benefits using one-on-one access, individual learning and tools, and the Caredness Mobile App. Employees can instantly take advantage of 8 short-term sessions to learn the best practices for managing work-life balance.

Why We Founded Caredness: The Future of the Workplace Is Human

“We’ve seen the way that honoring the humanity of every employee allows organizations to reach the upper echelons. We want to empower companies of all sizes to utilize potent tools for fostering a culture of mental health to help their employees thrive. Caredness operates on the principle that what’s good for employees truly is good for business.”

Todd and Marie Albertson, Caredness Founders

Caredness was founded by a husband-and-wife team with a background in mental health and corporate management. Marie is a licensed mental health counselor in private practice. After witnessing a sharp increase in employees suffering from employer-induced stress, depression, anxiety, and trauma, she began gearing her practice toward helping employees improve work-related mental health. One of the themes that Marie saw repeated time after time was that employers were unwilling to help address the mental health problems they were creating. She witnessed countless clients leave their careers over feelings of having their mental health neglected

Todd spent years running a global management consulting firm. While his profession was worlds apart from Marie’s, he also ran into the same themes of watching employee mental health issues spread through workplaces. Todd was in the unique position to see how neglected mental health in the workplace continually contributed to poor performance for companies. This link between lack of attention to mental health and suffering bottom lines inspired him to assemble a team to begin offering remote workers mental health support during the pandemic.

Todd’s small team saw such profound benefits for mental health and productivity in the workplace that Todd and Marie decided to create Caredness to offer widespread mental health training for employees using a complete suite of on-demand resources.

Caredness helps to insulate companies against the talent loss that is hitting employers that aren’t equipped to manage the quickly evolving expectations of their employees regarding mental health and wellness.

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