Some topics at work are hard to talk about. Many of these topics can lead to poor employee engagement, performance, and/or well-being. By giving employees a safe place to chat with an anonymous digitalassistant about the workplace, we can help "get the door open" to having crucial conversations between employees and HR. Humaxa’s friendly digital assistant, named “Max,” sits in Slack or Microsoft Teams.“Max” is both proactive and reactive in trying to help. This help can be: Common HR questions answered, existing resources offered, connections to people or experts who can help, training that would addressemployees’ concerns, mentoring or job shadowing arranged, collaborative goal setting, or any other solution an organization already has in place.