Manager’s Guide: Supporting Your Remote or Hybrid Team’s Mental Health

Research shows that most workers prefer a hybrid work model, but ongoing mental health implications of the pandemic and other current events can affect employees no matter where they work. See how to support employees in our ever-evolving world.

About the Panel

Sherice Torres is an inspirational leader with nearly 25 years of experience in marketing, brand management, strategic planning, and change management. She currently serves as Global Director of Inclusion at Google – responsible for driving inclusion strategy including employee resource groups, leadership inclusion councils, inclusion partnerships, events, and insights. Sherice is the mother of 2 boys, with a passion for revolutionizing the public education system in the US, and advancing academic and professional opportunities for women and people of color.

Creating a mentally healthy workplace, in and out of the office

While employees appreciate the flexibility to work how and where they want, both hybrid and remote options are susceptible to pitfalls like virtual meeting fatigue, more siloed teams, and blurred lines between work and home. It’s up to leaders to build empathy and keep their teams connected.

Learn the actionable steps that leaders can take to support workers’ mental health, including:

  • Asking the right questions in employee surveys—and acting on those results
  • Communicating early and often to stop uncertainty
  • Scheduling regular team and individual check-ins
  • And more