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The biggest causes of workplace depression - and how you can prevent it

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The biggest causes of workplace depression - and how you can prevent it

Many jobs can be stressful enough on their own, but for some people there is added stress, frustration and even depression that accompanies their employment role. There are a number of different factors that can cause workplace depression to develop, but when it's recognised and acknowledged there are effective ways to counter those feelings, says Gloria Kopp.

Mindfulness

Wake up, check Facebook, check your emails, and repeat. Technology has made day-to-day life jam packed, and with that the workplace has become all the more stressful. So is it up to companies to cultivate more mindfulness and relaxation? No, but as Hatch managing director and co-founder Cody Carnachan explains, it leads to a happier, more productive workplaces.

Opinion

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has released its first ASX 100 Cyber Health Check Report: Capturing the opportunities while managing the threats, which gauges how Australia’s largest publicly listed company boards view and manage their exposure to the rapidly evolving cyber world. The information is applicable to New Zealand as well, says Board Dynamics CEO Henri Eliot.