Tagged as Absenteeism

How HR can help employees reduce their stress.

There’s a stress epidemic in the United States. Study after study has proven we’re more stressed out than ever before, and the pressure is manifesting in alarming ways. Incidences of high blood pressure and heart...

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Don't let the cold weather keep your employees from staying healthy.

It’s not easy feeling motivated in the depths of winter, when it perpetually feels like dusk and all you want to do is hibernate. Many of your employees may be feeling exhausted, stressed out, and...

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What might employee wellness look like in 2018?

Gone are the days when all “employee wellness” meant was smoking cessation. This year saw the continuation of wellness programs becoming more nimble, robust, and supportive of a much wider range of employee needs. Progressive...

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Is back-to-school burning out your employees?

It’s the third week of September, which means the school year is officially in full swing and routines are starting to solidify. If any of your employees are parents, they’ve been dealing with a lot...

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15 awesome reasons to let your employees work from home.

More and more organizations are ditching the traditional office space to embrace fluid work environments. Here are some key benefits.

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What does employee well-being actually look like?

So it’s been a few months since you implemented your corporate wellness program, and everything has fallen into place. Your employees can now enjoy a robust health benefits package, and perhaps they’ve also got access...

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Above and beyond HR: Helping employees address their personal challenges

Whether you know it or not, your staff is collectively going through a lot. One of your employees may have just had a baby, another could be going through a divorce, and someone else might...

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What happens when employees work shorter hours?

What would you do with two extra hours each workday? Catch more rest? Spend more time with your kids? Finally make it to the gym? For many of the nurses in a recent Swedish study,...

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5 simple ways your organization can win more awards.

We were delighted to learn a couple months back that dozens of our clients had been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and/or Canada’s Best Employers for 2017. It’s no small feat to...

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Speaking up: Championing employee mental health with digital resources

Would you be surprised to know that in a team of 10, chances are that 2 have dealt with a mental health issue? With numbers like these, it’s shocking that mental health in the workplace is so...

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Three ways employers can leverage technology to improve mental health in the workplace.

It might not be readily apparent, but chances are most of your employees have experienced or been indirectly affected by mental illness. Roughly 20 per cent of Canadians develop a mental illness in their lifetime, which...

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Understanding stress, anxiety, and depression.

Millions of Americans experience some form of stress, anxiety, or depression everyday, so it's crucial for all of us to understand these three definitions.

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