Sara Silvonen

Posts by Sara Silvonen for Blogs:

Mental Health in the Workplace: Tips for People Managers

In 2020, only 44% of employees reported feeling comfortable to talk to their line manager about their mental health. Below we share 5 key questions line managers can ask themselves right now to...


Hybrid Working: 5 Key Considerations for Your Return to the Office

“Leaders should approach the transition as an opportunity to evolve and enhance workplace culture, making our shared new normal better than the old ways.”   With the majority of adults in the UK...


How to Relieve Stress: Tips for Employees, Line Managers and Organisations

The main task of organisations is to create an environment where employees feel comfortable saying “I’m struggling” - knowing that this is not a sign of weakness, but of strength.  


How to Measure, Monitor and Sustain Employee Mental Wellbeing

Great Place to Work® UK is delighted to announce our new partnership with an organisation equally devoted to the cause of genuine employee wellbeing: Thrive: Mental Wellbeing – the only clinically...


The (often) forgotten dimension of employee wellbeing

Fulfilment at work – or the extent to which an individual can fulfil themselves in a given role – is a somewhat overlooked yet key element of employee wellbeing. So what does it do – and how can you...


Flipping the Switch: How to Set Work Boundaries At Home

Knowing how to effectively ‘switch on’ at the start of your day – and then 'switch off' at the end of it – can have significant benefits for your personal wellbeing, work-life balance and...


Tried and Tested: Activities to Beat the Lockdown Blues

Looking for new inspiration? Here are a few pick-me-ups to help give your wellbeing a boost during lockdown.


5 Ways to Support Your Employees’ Financial Wellbeing

Empowering your employees to better understand and speak about their financial worries boosts trust and decreases stress - helping them live healthier lives and deliver better business outcomes.


Wellbeing in the time of COVID-19: Ways of Self-Care

During this time of uncertainty that poses direct challenges to our physical, mental and social sense of wellbeing, it is more important than ever to actively invest in self-care. While our...


Wellbeing in the time of COVID-19: Coping Psychologically

Despite the uncertainty about what tomorrow will bring, reframing one's situation from a place of anxiety to a more constructive state can actively boost our psychological resilience during these...