THRIVE, a Paychex Business Podcast

Mental Health Series: Improving You and Your Employees’ Mental Wellbeing in the Virtual Workplace

May 11, 2021

Cathleen Swody, Founding Partner and Director of Assessment from Thrive Leadership, talks with Gene Marks about ways employers and employees can improve their mental health with re-entry into the workplace and in a virtual work environment. Hear what she has to say about opening lines of communication, the mental health benefits you can offer to employees, and why business owners should also take some time away.


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