Workforce’s November print edition includes a feature article called “Reducing the fear factor” and explains how “workers look for reassurance from their employers as the financial downturn raises economic anxiety to new heights.”
The article discusses the anxiety felt by workers who are concerned about their jobs and the overall economy as well as the importance of strong communication from employers. From the article:
Another smart step is to publicize employment benefits, suggests Jennifer Benz, chief strategist at consulting firm Benz Communications. “Employers typically underpromote and undervalue their programs, like EAPs,” she says.