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Category: Workplace wellness


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

How HR Can Help Reduce Workplace Conflict

August 6, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Work can be stressful, particularly when the stakes are high. While conflict is uncomfortable, it can also be productive and, at times, even necessary to help drive progress and break through impasses. But not all conflicts are created equal.conflict Some […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Introducing a New Theory of Workplace Pettiness

August 6, 2019

Via: SHRM

Pettiness, the word that is, dates back to the 14th century, and derives from petit or “small”, “minor” in Middle English/Old French. Today, we understand pettiness as a construct based on twentieth-century theories of motivation and personality informed by various […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement, Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Workplaces Becoming a Stage for Corporate and Social Movements

August 5, 2019

Via: Workforce

In an era in which making your voice heard is more possible than ever, employees are empowering themselves and one another to incite real change in their workplaces. A recent study conducted by global communications firm Weber Shandwick, in partnership […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Workplace injuries may drive rise in overdose deaths and suicides

August 5, 2019

Via: HR Dive

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) publishes a yearly list of the top 10 most frequent workplace safety violations. “[I]f all employers simply corrected the top 10 hazards, we are confident the number of deaths, amputations and hospitalizations would […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Mental Illness and the Workplace

August 2, 2019

Via: SHRM

Like most firms, tech company Buffer has a variety of Slack channels. It’s doubtful that many have one that replicates Buffer’s conduit for employees to discuss their mental health issues. That’s where founder and chief executive Joel Gascoigne posts about […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

How to Create an Agile Workplace and Get the Best from Your Team

July 24, 2019

Via: HR Hero

The environment where employees work can have a huge effect on their morale, motivation, and performance. But when it comes to recruiting and retaining the best staff, an office’s physical design can also make a big difference for employers. Business […]


Communication, Methods & techniques, Software, Workplace wellness

5 Things to Avoid When Implementing a New Company Culture

July 19, 2019

Via: HR Hero

One study conducted by Columbia University shows that the likelihood of job turnover at an organization with a rich company culture is only 13.9%, whereas the probability of job turnover at an organization with low company culture is as high […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

How to Protect your Workplace from Political Disruption

July 18, 2019

Via: HR Hero

In today’s tense political environment, our divisiveness over politics doesn’t end when employees walk through the office door. You’ve probably seen a coworker turn a hot-button political issue into a heated, unproductive argument. You might have even been part of […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Workplace Violence Is on the Rise: Here’s What You Need to Do

July 17, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Did you know that right now, nearly one in seven employees feels unsafe at work, according to a Society for Human Resource Management study conducted earlier this year, and that HR professionals report that violent workplace incidents are up 36% […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

10 Things to Say Instead of Good Job

July 16, 2019

Via: Evil HR Lady

We want to be positive. Well, some of us want to be positive. I want to be positive. But, sometimes, the only thing that comes out of my mouth is “good job!” This is a lovely thing to say, but […]