WorkLife Office Annual Conference 2021 Keynote: “Well-being at Work—what is it?”

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Strong work cultures have 14% turnover rate, while poor work cultures have 48% turnover rate. Join us for a Well-being at Work Q&A session addressing how we can individually and collectively change our message and advocate for a well and strong work culture that is more productive, collaborative, and healthy.

Hear an overview of what well-being at work is, its importance, and how having a well workforce leads to success.

WorkLife Office Annual Conference 2021 Keynote: “Well-being at Work—what is it?”

Strong work cultures have 14% turnover rate, while poor work cultures have 48% turnover rate. Join us for a Well-being at Work Q&A session addressing how we can individually and collectively change our message and advocate for a well and strong work culture that is more productive, collaborative, and healthy.

Hear an overview of what well-being at work is, its importance, and how having a well workforce leads to success.

Presented by:

Nancy Costikyan, MSW, LICSW - Director, Office of Work/Life, Harvard University and Teaching Associate in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

"Nancy Costikyan"Nancy is the Director of the Office of Work/Life at Harvard University, supporting Harvard’s recruitment and retention of a high performing workforce and the wellbeing of a diverse community of staff and scholars. Trained as a clinical social worker, she has worked for 30 years as a psychotherapist, organizational consultant, department director and clinical supervisor. Nancy and her team contribute to the development of Harvard’s policies and special initiatives and administer several University-wide programs focused on mental health, workplace flexibility, dependent care, faculty diversity, behavioral risk, and mindfulness training. Each of these programs serve in some way as a path to sustainability, manager effectiveness, and a psychologically safe, inclusive workplace. In addition to her work/life role, she is a Teaching Associate in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Nancy is the mother of 26 year old twin sons who regularly note that she is a poster child for work/life balance irony. She’s working on that.