Human Resources

Gartner Glossary

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

An employee assistance program (EAP) is a benefit program that assists employees with personal or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health and general well-being. EAPs usually offer free and confidential assessments, short-term counseling, referrals and follow-up services for employees. EAPs provide support to employees experiencing various issues, which often include substance abuse, emotional distress, major life events (births, accidents and death), occupational stress, financial or healthcare concerns, and family/personal relationship issues.

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Top 5 Priorities for HR Leaders in 2021

Gartner surveyed more than 800 human resources leaders across 60 countries and all major industries to identify HR trends and assess HR priorities and expected challenges for 2021. Discover the top five initiatives chief human resource officers and HR professionals are prioritizing in 2021.