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This SHRM article discusses the mental health challenges faced by HR professionals, with Christy Pruitt-Haynes (NLI's Distinguished Faculty) emphasizing that overwhelmed HR leaders struggle to support their teams effectively, underscoring the importance of prioritizing their own well-being to model healthy behaviors and maintain a supportive work environment.

“Organizations are increasingly focusing on employee well-being programs, but the HR leaders who design and operate those programs often face their own mental health challenges. While 93% of HR professionals find the work they do to be meaningful and purposeful, 75% say working in HR is emotionally exhausting, according to recent SHRM data.”

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