LinkedIn identifies mental health in the workplace among its 2020 ‘big ideas’

LinkedIn’s editorial team predicts mental health will be talked about more openly in the workplace in 2020 as part of its annual ‘big ideas’ list released last week.

The editorial team scoured LinkedIn feeds and reached out to its frequent contributors to identify big ideas that will shape the professional community in 2020. The annually-predicted big ideas focus on what will matter most to the professional community.

In the article “20 Big Ideas that will change your world in 2020,” LinkedIn staff discuss what will impact mental health in the workplace and employees.

The World Health Organization estimates the rising cost to the global economy due to depression and anxiety is as much as $1 trillion in lost productivity annually.

The article provides various steps employers and benefits.

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