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Workplace wellness

What We Do in the Shadows: Happy Accession (and Boss’s) Day!

October 20, 2021

Via: HR Hero

In honor of National Boss’s Day, I decided to devote this post to the most colorful boss I could think of: Nandor the Relentless from What We Do in the Shadows. I got hooked on this show after my brother […]


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3 Mental Health Mindsets: A Short But Useful Guide

October 18, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Although mental health issues are often unseen, hidden, and stigmatized, they are on par in importance with physical health challenges. An employee with a mental health issue can be just as significantly sidelined from being productive as one with an […]


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Does Your COVID-19 Employee Health-Screening Policy Need an Update?

October 13, 2021

Via: SHRM

Employers that conduct daily temperature checks and other COVID-19 health screenings may want to review and revise their policies as rules and recommendations change, particularly in locations with high COVID-19 transmission rates. New coronavirus cases in the U.S. recently dropped […]


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The Next Health Challenge for Employers: Navigating Flu Season Amid a Pandemic

October 13, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Living through a pandemic has taught us many things, chief among them being that just when you think you’ve adapted to a new normal, it’s already changed. Viruses evolve, as do our responses. Today, we have a better understanding of […]


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Hybrid Health: How HR can show up for working parents

October 12, 2021

Via: HR Dive

The pandemic put everyone’s mental health through the ringer, but coronavirus-related stress has hit certain groups of people extra hard. Black people, Latinx folks, Indigenous people. Essential workers and first responders. Women in management positions. Working parents. And God bless […]


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What Employers Should Be Doing to Support the Mental Health of Their Employees

October 8, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Mental health in the workplace seems to be on everyone’s mind these days – from skyrocketing burnout to the “Great Resignation,” we know we have a problem. The good news is that organizations around the globe finally realize that mental […]


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Assisting Employees Through Mental Health Struggles

October 8, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Millions of American workers are struggling with work-related pressure and anxiety daily, and it is severely impacting their mental health. According to findings, over the last year, the heightened stress levels associated with the pandemic and other external factors have […]


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Wellness Portals Help Fill Employee Need

October 5, 2021

Via: SHRM

Employee wellness, particularly mental health wellness, has become an area of increasing concern for companies and their HR leaders during the pandemic, especially as many employees continue to work remotely. After well over a year of dealing with disruptions to […]


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5 Common Mental Health Challenges in the Workplace

September 22, 2021

Via: SHRM

You can’t see mental health challenges, but they are happening all around you. Speaking during a session at the recent SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2021, Andrea Sides Herron, SHRM-CP, told the plight of her sister, who has struggled with […]


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Michael K. Williams and the Mental Health Debacle in Black Communities

September 17, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

Mental health remains a taboo topic across global communities, but changes in workplace policies can optimize mental health and overall wellbeing especially — for Black men and other medically underserved minorities In my first Entrepreneur article, I reflected on lessons […]