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Workplace wellness

Viewpoint: How One Company’s New Wellness Program Took Off

September 26, 2022

Via: SHRM

Corporate wellness programs can range from free-flowing to highly structured, and the rewards can vary from getting a free T-shirt to winning a medal in a marathon. The most telling measure of success is employee buy-in. At the best of […]


Workplace wellness

Emotional skills training bolsters employee satisfaction, Finnish group says

September 20, 2022

Via: HR Dive

At a time when HR teams have tried just about everything to keep quality employees from leaving, some in the industry have called on organizations to look inward and question mindsets that lead to disengagement. That line of thinking connects […]


Workplace wellness

Employers Relaunch Flu Shot Clinics

September 19, 2022

Via: SHRM

The practice of hosting workplace flu clinics, a convenient strategy for curbing the spread of influenza, has rebounded to pre-pandemic levels or even higher, according to several providers. After two years of nonstop headlines about COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, flu […]


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Tackling burnout with employee well-being benefits, strategies

September 15, 2022

Via: HRD America

Alex Powell, like many parents, is still trying to balance professional and family obligations in a remote working world. Instead of collaborating with colleagues in the office, the director of client cultural insights at Reward Gateway spent the summer working […]


Workplace wellness

How to Spot Suicidal Behaviors in the Workplace

September 13, 2022

Via: SHRM

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month—an effort to destigmatize suicide, educate the public on the importance of mental health care and provide prevention resources to those who need them. For Robert Bogue, the occasion hits close to home. His son, […]


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Mental Health in the Workplace: World Suicide Prevention Day 2022

September 9, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Nearly 264 million people across the world suffer from depression or anxiety. In the wake of COVID-19 and a push to return to the office, 44% of workers believe that in-person work will have a negative impact on their mental […]


Workplace wellness

The 10 Warning Signs of Employee Burnout and How to Handle It

August 31, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

There’s been ongoing talk in the labor market over whether employees who left their jobs at the height of The Great Resignation will soon be returning to their previous employers as economists suggest that a recession could be around the […]


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How Remote Work Might Be Impacting Workers Mentally and Physically

August 31, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Remote work was the holy grail of employment situations for millions of Americans before the pandemic. Avoiding a two-way, daily commute and spending 9 or more hours per day in the office promised to be less stressful and free up […]


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Don’t Worry, Be Happy? 3 Ways to Help Employees Find Fulfillment

August 29, 2022

Via: HR Hero

I can’t quite get Bobby McFerrin’s 1988 song out of my head (by the way, I added the question mark for reasons I will get to in a minute) since reading a May 12, 2022, article in the Wall Street […]


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Lessons on Accommodating Anxiety Disorders

August 25, 2022

Via: HR Hero

“Birthdays were invented to sell Hallmark cards.” – Ron Swanson If you’ve ever watched the show “Parks and Recreation,” you know Leslie Knope lives for birthdays, but her boss, Ron Swanson, hates them. In one episode, Leslie pranks Ron by […]


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Plagues Continue: Monkeypox Emerges as Newest Workplace Safety Threat

August 19, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Just as the COVID-19 threat appeared to be waning, monkeypox has emerged as the newest viral workplace threat. On July 30, 2022, New York City Mayor Eric Adams declared monkeypox a public health emergency. His announcement was followed by a […]


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California Board to Set COVID-19 Safety Provisions

August 10, 2022

Via: SHRM

On Sept. 15, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board will continue the long and arduous journey to establish COVID-19 safety measures in the workplace. Since the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s (Cal/OSHA) initial emergency temporary standards […]


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Cisco leaders focus on measuring employee well-being

August 1, 2022

Via: HRD America

The world has been rocked by crisis after crisis over the past two years. The COVID-19 pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, school shootings, the Buffalo supermarket massacre, the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, historic inflation, the list goes on […]


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Could legacy tech be impacting workers’ health?

July 29, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

One of the post pandemic silver linings is that COVID helped to bring our mental health and wellbeing at work out of the shadows. Prior to 2020, there was considerably more stigma and fear associated with acknowledging and reporting our […]


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Study Shows Widespread Burnout Globally

July 13, 2022

Via: HR Hero

For millions of workers, the health and safety restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have led to over 2 years of remote work. For many, that situation seems to be more or less permanent. It may be surprising then […]


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FMLA and a Winning First Step Towards Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

July 13, 2022

Via: HR Hero

On March 6, 2022, HBO premiered the show Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, chronicling the showtime era of the Lakers dynasty. The show is based on the book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers […]


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The Continuing Zoom Experience

July 8, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The widespread shift to remote work has been a blessing for millions of wardrobe-conscious workers. Instead of worrying whether colleagues will notice an outfit worn twice in the same week, most virtual meeting attendees can get by as long as […]


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4 Ways HR Leaders Can Ease New Employee Job Anxiety

July 6, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The ongoing Great Resignation has consumed workplace narratives in recent months, but it only paints half of the picture. The effects of the pandemic spurred professionals to leave their jobs and go on to find new ones, with a recent […]


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Tackling the Great Resignation? It’s All About the Health Benefits

July 1, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The “Great Resignation” has been covered, discussed, and analyzed ad infinitum. It is hardly a fresh topic, admittedly, but it’s going to remain a topical one for the foreseeable future. According to Quest Diagnostics’ 2022 Health at Work study, more […]


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Helping Employees Cope with the Death of a Co-Worker

June 23, 2022

Via: SHRM

Helping employees cope with the death of a colleague or co-worker is not typically covered in leadership training or employee handbooks. However, the pandemic and other public health crises have prompted many organizations to create policies that address the needs […]