As people around the world begin to return to work, leaders need to be aware of the psychological advantages and disadvantages with another transition.
For some, returning to the workplace will serve to bolster and protect mental health, for others, it’ll add further strain.
We may feel closer to colleagues, but separated from families. Some will be reconnected with a sense of purpose, others will feel lost and disconnected.
The following pages highlight six key areas managers should be mindful of as teams transition back to workplaces, and outline practical steps to mitigating long-term mental health challenges at work as a result of lockdown.