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Erin Eatough, PhD

Sr. Insights Manager
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Dr. Erin Eatough is an occupational health psychologist who has published research on employee well-being in over 30 outlets such as the Journal of Applied Psychology and has been featured in media outlets such as Harvard Business Review. Erin currently serves BetterUp in translating data to insight and helps to bring the science of BetterUp to life through content marketing. Erin received her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of South Florida.

Before BetterUp, Erin was a professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She lives in Alexandria, VA with her husband and two young children. When not working, you can find her and her family on adventures in their tiny home on wheels, a converted Sprinter van.

Latest posts by Erin Eatough, PhD
19 min read | September 23, 2022

Employee wellness 101: Ace it with tips, ideas, and best practices

Here’s what you need to know about employee wellness including why it should be a priority, what makes a wellness program successful, and how to start one Read More
Well-being
13 min read | September 22, 2022

How to rest in every area of your life (and why you need it)

Do you know how to rest properly? Learn the best ways to rest your mental and physical health, and why it’s a good idea to put your screens away while resting. Read More
Well-being
14 min read | September 20, 2022

How to talk to your boss about mental health, let’s sit down and chat

Unsure about how to talk to your boss about mental health? Learn the do’s and don’ts for talking to your boss, and how to speak your mind about your well-being. Read More
Research & Insights
7 min read | September 20, 2022

Why workplace friendships are key to managing negative emotions on the job

The latest data reveals that workplace friendships boost productivity, engagement, and helps workers mitigate the effects of stress and burnout. Read More
Professional Development
15 min read | September 19, 2022

How self-knowledge builds success: Self-awareness in the workplace

A guide to self-awareness in the workplace and how it benefits everyone. Learn what it’s like to work with unaware people and how coaching can help. Read More
Professional Development
19 min read | September 16, 2022

How to use the STAR interview method for success

In today’s job market, the STAR interview method can set you apart from the rest. Learn how to sharpen your communication skills with this technique. Read More
Productivity
15 min read | September 15, 2022

Adjust your routine: 10 habits to boost your concentration

Let’s learn how to build habits to boost our concentration abilities. Discover how habits form in our brains, and what we can do to help ourselves focus better Read More
Research & Insights
9 min read | September 15, 2022

The mental health needs of working parents are more nuanced than employers may realize

Employers offering well-being support need to factor in the diverse needs of their workforce if they want to build strategies that are effective. Read More
Well-being
5 min read | September 13, 2022

The hidden benefits of self-compassion

New BetterUp research reveals that self-compassion doesn't just help individuals, it actually contributes to the success and creativity of teams. Read More
Professional Development
18 min read | September 7, 2022

3 ways to answer “What are your career aspirations?”

What are your career aspirations? It's an important question to know how to answer. Let's take a look at how to answer and a few sample answers. Read More
Research & Insights
10 min read | September 6, 2022

Parents are turning to these proven strategies to improve their mental wellness

The mental and emotional well-being of working parents plummeted during the pandemic. Here's what they are using to preserve and bolster their mental health Read More
Culture
20 min read | September 2, 2022

20 best job benefits and the companies that offer them

Discover the best job benefits, what they entail, and a few companies that are offering amazing benefits to their employees. Read More
Well-being
19 min read | August 31, 2022

The 8 life stages and what we can learn from each one

The stages of life range from infancy to late adulthood, and understanding them can help us process change as it happens. Learn what the 8 stages are here. Read More
Professional Development
14 min read | August 31, 2022

7 types of listening that can change your life and work

Learn the types of listening you can use both at home and at work to improve your communication skills and relationships, while moving up in your career. Read More