Corporates implement engagement sessions with employees to address stress: YourDOST


YourDOST, a web-based psychological well being and emotional platform, witnessed a leap of about 50% in its engagement throughout working professionals and people inside the age of 35 within the April to June 2020 quarter when the pandemic hit, and a subsequent enhance of about 20% within the following quarters, information shared by the corporate reveals.

The platform partnered with over 100 corporates to lengthen the emotional wellness session to their worker base. Mental well being and emotional wellness help was facilitated through consultations with consultants to over 15,000 employees since April 2019 from these corporates.

“Due to the pandemic and the subsequent lockdown, employees were severely hit with 55% reporting a significant rise in their stress levels. These feelings were further exacerbated by the sudden change in lifestyle that many working professionals struggled to come to terms with. The uncertainty and a feeling of ‘What’s next?’ seemed to be particularly dominant and distressing for many,” Richa Singh, co-founder and CEO, YourDOST, advised ET.

According to the platform’s market survey with greater than 8,000 working people in startups and MNCs, employees skilled a drastic change with 41% spike in anxiousness ranges, 34% in anger, and 26% enhance within the feeling of loneliness, due to the pandemic and the next lockdowns.

“Corporates are in some way or the other implementing engagement sessions with employees to address the cause of stress and take necessary steps to resolve it,” Singh mentioned. Causes of stress embody confusion about careers, worry of job losses, and fear about work-life steadiness, she mentioned.

Launched in 2015 to present a web-based platform for providing emotional and psychological counselling and wellness companies in India, the platform has impacted over 2 million individuals via applicable counselling companies.

Headquartered in Bengaluru, YourDOST supplies psychological wellness companies via a know-how platform. It supplies a web-based counselling and emotional help platform designed to foster psychological wellness.

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