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Workplace wellness

Taking on Mental Health Challenges Post-Pandemic

July 27, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Until relatively recently, companies that focused meaningfully on their employees’ mental health were few and far between. Employees who struggled with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, or other mental health issues were largely expected to manage those issues outside of work […]


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How to Develop a COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Policy

July 26, 2021

Via: SHRM

Employers grappling with the issue of whether to require their workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as well as other infectious diseases may benefit from the process that Houston Methodist, an academic medical center comprising eight hospitals in Houston, used […]


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How Digitalization Can Positively Impact Employees’ Mental Health

July 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

It’s a gross understatement to say that COVID-19 changed the workplace in unimaginable ways. Now it’s time to delve into exactly what this means for employees and to examine larger implications for the workforce in a post-pandemic world. To answer […]


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Pranks Often Cross the Line

July 16, 2021

Via: SHRM

People pull pranks at work for any number of different reasons—boredom, the desire to build esprit de corps or be the office clown—but HR should make sure practical jokes don’t go too far. All too often they do. “Pranks that […]


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Employees and Mental Health

July 6, 2021

Via: HR Hero

It shouldn’t be surprising that the pandemic has taken a toll on Americans’ mental health. As the crisis begins to subside, hospitals around the country are indicating they are being “overwhelmed by patients who didn’t receive psychiatric treatment through the […]


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Employee Unwellness and the Rise of Workplace Shootings

July 2, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Workplace violence has been a problem in California and across the nation for decades, and it appears to be getting worse. Some governmental estimates have identified up to 36 mass killings in California workplaces in the last decade, including five […]


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Headed Back to the Office? Prioritize Workplace Health for Your Team with These Easy Steps

June 30, 2021

Via: HR Hero

As we look back at how the past year has changed our lives, one thing is true across the board: The pandemic has shed light on several silver linings. From spending more time with our family and furry friends to […]


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How to Return to Physical Workspaces if We Don’t Reach Herd Immunity

June 28, 2021

Via: HR Hero

COVID-19 has pitted health and safety against the well-being of people and organizations. Keeping communities safe has meant sacrificing so much, and the pains of the past year have been twofold: Businesses have been forced to close or become remote, […]


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The Pandemic Has Taken a Toll on Manager Wellbeing

June 25, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Managers have often seen themselves as dispassionate observers of their employees, implementers of systems and protocols, and enforcers of time management—all in the name of productivity and efficiency. This past year proved a major challenge to all those systems, ongoing […]


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When Should Vaccinated Workers Keep Wearing Masks?

June 22, 2021

Via: SHRM

As more workplaces reopen and more workers stream back into the office, questions about COVID-19 abound. While infection and death rates continue to drop, many workers still voice concerns about workplace guidelines on vaccines and masks. An April survey by […]