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Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Eyecare at Work: The Eyes are the Windows to Employees’ Health

December 1, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics stated that more than 20,000 work-related ocular injuries occur annually. Technology has taken over our modern professional lives in a way that has not happened before. Indeed, we lead a digitally powered lifestyle as […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

After Stressful Pandemic, Don’t Be Surprised If Employees Are Reluctant to Return

October 8, 2021

Via: HR Hero

There has been ample news coverage about the invisible toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on our personal lives, but we’re just beginning to grapple with the damage done to our workplaces. As employees return to in-person work, you must […]


News

Despite Increasing COVID-19 Cases, 2021 Hiring Forecasts Look Positive

December 18, 2020

Via: HR Hero

“Can we just go back to normal?” is probably a question you’ve asked yourself repeatedly throughout the pandemic, and if so, you aren’t alone. This “new normal” we’ve been forced into is getting old, and while we’ve all made great […]


Editorial

The Importance of Mental Health Kits for Your Employees

November 30, 2020

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

  Everyone is trying to embrace the “new normal” of remote working. But navigating work changes during the pandemic still requires empathy, diversity, and inclusion. Today, HR teams are challenged in unprecedented ways to find solutions to increasing problems. And […]


Editorial

New Normal: How to Embrace New Work Conditions

September 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

The ongoing coronavirus crisis seems to be here to stay and the U.S. is still the country with the highest number of infections. Since India, Brazil, and Russia are in similarly poor situations, businesses around the world seem to face […]


Editorial

Working from Home: 5 Things You Need to Know About Mental Health

August 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

The economic turmoil caused by the current COVID-19 pandemic has numerous implications for workers everywhere, both during the crisis and in the following period of readjustment. Financial crises have been known to severely impact employment and work conditions, but this […]


Workplace wellness

5 Ways to Stagger Schedules, Work with Distributed Teams, and Optimize Employee Health in the Long-Term Normal

August 4, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The challenges facing today’s companies are expansive and all-encompassing. Some, like the profound economic disruptions that accompany a closed economy, mostly fall outside of an organization’s control. However, others, like adjusting to new workplace norms, are contingent on a company’s […]


Research, Software

COVID-19 and Deciding Who Continues Working from Home

July 7, 2020

Via: SHRM

More employers are considering extending work-from-home (WFH) options for employees through the fall, the end of the year or longer as coronavirus cases continue to surge in parts of the country. But how does an employer or supervisor decide who […]


Research, Software

3 Ways HR Is Defining the New Normal

April 30, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a tragic toll from a human and public health standpoint, along with causing massive business disruption, resulting in some businesses shutting down completely. In contrast, others have had to rapidly expand service teams and ramp […]


Research, Software

Workers choose less caloric foods when workplace cafeterias alter their ‘choice architecture’

July 18, 2019

Via: HR Dive

Although many employees report their employer is supportive of their well-being goals, workers participating in a 2018 Robert Half survey said office food was a big obstacle to meeting those goals. Free meals, office snacks and vending machine fare were […]


Communication, Software

Employers Must Face the Vaccination Conversation Among Their Workforce

June 21, 2019

Via: Workforce

The number of measles cases so far in 2019 is greater than the total number of cases for the past 25 years, announced the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on May 30. The CDC also warns that if […]


Research, Software

Upping workers’ comp payouts only mildly impacts health outcomes

June 6, 2019

Via: HR Dive

This study was triggered by longstanding concerns that when workers’ compensation prices are set too low, workers experience problems getting timely access to medical care, leading to poor recovery and issues with getting back to work in a timely manner, […]


Workplace wellness

Business Travelers May Need Help Managing Their Health

May 15, 2019

Via: Workforce

Long-distance trips may be something to boast about, with wanderlust-driven influencers posting perfectly filtered photos on their social media accounts. Work-sponsored road trips also may sound glamorous but workers should recognize the potential negative impacts of business travel on their […]


Workplace wellness

Keep on Top of Your Employees’ Eye Health

April 2, 2019

Via: Workforce

The importance of good eye health is often underappreciated in the working environment. Many conditions or diseases of the eye — such as cataracts, disorders affecting the retina, dry eyes and uncorrected refractive conditions — can have a substantial impact […]


Research, Software

4 Ways Data Can Help Benefit Leaders Improve Employee Health

March 1, 2019

Via: HR Hero

As executives across industries assess how to remain competitive in their markets, ensuring their people are healthy and their organizations are productive and performing are paramount to ongoing success. The landscape for CHROs, total rewards executives, and benefits leaders continues […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How Employers Can Help Employees Improve Health and Wealth Engagement

December 10, 2018

Via: Blogging4Jobs

The costs and expenses associated with healthcare services for both individuals and employers are on the rise, making it essential for them to focus on both their physical and financial health. And for employees who are about to enter retirement […]


Workplace wellness

Why Employee Health is Your Company’s Business

November 15, 2018

Via: HR Hero

With healthcare spending expected to rise on average 5.5% annually until the year 2026[i], supporting employee health is now every company’s business. With evidence growing on the positive relationship between diet and health, more people than ever are starting to […]


Workplace wellness

A ‘fresh’ air approach to boosting productivity, retention

July 22, 2016

Via: HR Dive

Want to make employers feel better and be more productive? Give them a serious dose of clean, fresh air. An October 2015 Harvard-led study, cited by Crain’s New York Business, found that good indoor air quality can boost performance and […]