Tag: mental health

Managing Stress – Creating a good work/life balance

The current situation we are living in is a bit chaotic (to say the least), which is having a huge impact on people’s mental health. You may have gone from no social contact whatsoever in lockdown, to suddenly being on campus with lots of people – this is bound to be a bit of a …

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Why work in mental health?

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World Mental Health Day takes place on the 10th October. The focus on Mental Health in the UK has grown exponentially in the last few years, and rightly so! The government, the NHS, charities, businesses, and education providers are responding by investing more and more in time, resources, research and funding. Yet underneath it all, …

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Mental Health support for new graduates by Lynda Guttenberg

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Today is World Mental Health Day. To mark this day Careers have spoken to Lynda Guttenberg, HR Generalist at global telecoms company Ericsson, about mental health support for new graduates as well as her career in HR: Dear Lynda, thank you for speaking with us!  What’s your role at Ericsson? I am an HR Generalist, …

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How to deal with anxiety about your future

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Leaving University can be a scary time for most people. Feeling anxious about your future is completely natural, but it’s important to know how to deal with this and make productive steps. Fortunately, there are several different options available, so you’ll always find something that’s suited to you. It’s important not to rush your decision …

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