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CHG weighs in on the “shecession”

The Salt Lake Tribune interviewed leaders at four Utah businesses about how companies can support women, keep them working, and on track for leadership positions during COVID-19.  

Christine VanCampen, vice president of culture and engagement, spoke about CHG Healthcare’s commitment to providing access to mental health counseling and financial resources — such as the employee compassion fund, to provide quick relief to people.  

VanCampen also commented on what experts are calling a “shecession,” a trend of women leaving the workforce in response to overwhelming responsibilities brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.  

“All the reasons that are sort of underlying why we’re seeing this ‘shecession’ … have been pretty prevalent for a while,” with women still carrying a “disproportion amount” of household responsibilities and childcare, said VanCampen.  

Read the full article here.    

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Ashley Miller

Ashley Miller is a senior communications specialist who enjoys building relationships with all of CHG Healthcare’s unique employees. As a former television journalist, storytelling comes naturally to Ashley. She’s always looking for a new way to highlight our people and their contributions to our company, clients, providers, and communities.

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