Tagged as Employee engagement

Self-care is non-negotiable, especially in the workplace.

When’s the last time you stretched your legs, drank a glass of water, or even took a deep breath? Whether you’re working full- or part-time in an office, factory, laboratory, or shopping mall, chances are...

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10 reasons your employees keep leaving, and what you can do to change their minds.

The most dreaded phrase in HR is “I quit.” It hurts to hear someone who has been brought into the corporate family say they want to leave. A lot of optimism and energy goes into...

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LinkedIn's Top Companies Work with LifeSpeak

Last week, LinkedIn published its list of Top 25 Companies where Canadian professionals want to work in 2018. According to LinkedIn, "the Top Companies list is based on the billions of actions taken by LinkedIn...

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Why are so many workplaces becoming pet-friendly?

Americans love their pets. According to the American Pet Products Association, overall household pet ownership increased from 54% in 2009 to 68% in 2016, and spending on pets has risen sharply along with it. Most...

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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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Is your employee wellness program missing the mark?

Knowing what will make your corporate wellness program may seem elusive at times, but we have some best practices that we feel are universal and critical. Below is our list of characteristics common among successful...

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10 critical ways to empower women and minorities in the workplace.

In light of recent social events, creating an inclusive workforce is more important than ever. Aside from the blatantly positive optics, countless studies cite many significant benefits of hiring a more diverse workforce: increased creativity...

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5 ways workplace bullies are ruining your organization.

Before you dismiss the topic of workplace bullying as something that only happens in the most toxic and dysfunctional organizations, think again. According to research conducted by the University of Phoenix, 75% of workers are...

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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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Should you encourage your employees to meditate?

Three out of every four Americans find work stressful. That means 75% of the population is spending the majority of their day in an unhealthy and harmful environment. Sure, a certain amount of stress can...

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The best way to throw an inclusive holiday party at work.

There’s a reason it’s called “the festive season”: it’s a time to celebrate! As the year winds down, many people across different cultures and religions take time to celebrate family, friends, and other blessings in...

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