Stress Management Tools & Techniques for HR Executives: 7 Ways to Reduce & Manage Workplace Stress

Learn how to reduce workplace stress and propel your team toward peak functionality.
People & Culture

HR Stress Management Execsense

Format 50 Minute Lesson
Chapters 5
Skill Level New to Topic
Audience HR Executive
Includes Access for 1 year. Stream on all devices.

Course Description

An overworked team is more prone to mistakes. How can you reduce workplace stress and ensure your team is functioning at its peak? In this lesson, ExecSense and expert, Bernie McCann (Independent Consultant), examine why you as an HR Executive should make reducing workplace stress a priority.

With a focus on support management, the importance of strategic incentives (both monetary and non-monetary) and office ergonomics, you will learn why creating a healthy work-life balance can actually benefit your bottom line.

In this 50-minute session, you will learn:

  • Seven simple and effective stress management initiatives you can put into practice right now to improve your workplace culture and reduce employee burnout
  • How to train your senior leaders to recognize when their employees are overworked and convince them to respond empathetically and quickly in such situations
  • The most important tips and techniques to encourage and empower employees, and why offering healthy lifestyle options, encouraging creativity, and establishing career advancement goals is fundamental to every high-functioning, low-stress workplace
  • How to respond when an employee is burnt out without causing offense or damaging productivity at large
  • Specific case studies of like-minded HR Executives who have made stress-management initiatives priorities at their companies and how building positive, employee-focused work cultures have guided them to success

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Bernie McCann
Independent Consultant
Workplace Health & Wellness

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Bernie McCann’s areas of expertise include developing, implementing and evaluating strategies for healthier workplaces.

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His skill set includes consultation, management & evaluation of workplace wellness; educational curriculum design; workplace trainings & professional development seminars; and conducting behavioral and mental health services research.

Bernie has conducted seminars and leadership training for the US Post Office, Johns Hopkins University, the Meany Center for Labor Studies, Magellan Behavioral Health, US Small Business Administration, US Army Center for Substance Abuse Programs. He is a frequent presenter at professional development conferences and has guest lectured at Brandeis, Northeastern, Loyola and George Washington Universities.

Bernie is a published author/co-author of several journal articles and book chapters. He earned his PhD from Brandeis University, Master of Science at Loyola University, Bachelor of Science from University of MD, and is currently a member of the Advisory Committee for Neighborhood Health Plan in Boston, MA.

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