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Senior leaders’ state of wellbeing and resiliency compromising post-pandemic workplace recovery

Senior leaders’ state of wellbeing and resiliency compromising post-pandemic workplace recovery

July 14, 2021

One quarter (23 per cent) of senior leaders considering resigning, according to report from LifeWorks and Deloitte Canada

New research released by LifeWorks and Deloitte Canada revealed that the state of mental wellbeing among senior leaders is compromising a post-pandemic workplace recovery and organizations across all sectors are at risk of a destabilizing loss of talent. These results are expected to have long-lasting implications, with half (51 per cent) of respondents ready to leave, retire or downshift from their current organization or position.

About the wellbeing and resilience of senior leaders’ survey
The wellbeing and resilience of senior leaders’ survey by LifeWorks and Deloitte was conducted through an online survey in English in April 2021, with approximately 1,200 responses. Respondents are senior leaders from 11 organizations across nine public and private sector industries. Sixty-six per cent of respondents reside in Canada, 18 per cent in the United States, 10 per cent in EMEA and six per cent in other regions. For the purposes of this report, “senior leader” refers to individuals two levels below the chief executive officer.

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