With millions of workers now six months into working from home, we’re seeing some big effects on employee mental health and wellbeing. Topping that list is isolation and loneliness among remote workers. After all, most people – 82 percent, according to one study – have at least one work friend. For those who live alone in particular, losing the daily social contact that comes with office colleagues is an adjustment.
The good news is that there are simple steps you can take to protect both yourself and your team from work-related loneliness.