Tagged as Employee well-being

10 ways to improve mental health in your workplace.

How many of your employees are chronically stressed out? How many are battling anxiety? Are any of them depressed? If these questions seem difficult to answer, it’s because they are. It’s not always apparent when...

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Sleeping on the job? Science says it's a good thing.

Do you remember just how integral napping was to your childhood? Everyday, probably at the exact same time in the afternoon, you would be tucked in for a quick snooze. Whether you were vehemently unwilling...

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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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Time's Up on Sexual Harassment

It’s an honor for us to be on the front cover of WorkSpan Magazine discussing the crucial topic of workplace sexual harassment, and what employers can do to prevent it. Click here to read the...

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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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Help us win a Canadian HR Reporter Readers’ Choice Award!

We recently received some exciting news here at LifeSpeak: we’ve been nominated for a Canadian HR Reporter Readers’ Choice Award! The accolade recognizes organizations for their contributions to the Canadian HR community, and we’re being...

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Ask the Expert: Tim Sitt on living healthy behind your desk

We all know sitting is the new smoking, but many of us continue to lead dangerously sedentary lifestyles. Luckily, it doesn't take much to incorporate more movement into our workday. Author, personal trainer, and therapist Tim...

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The case for personalizing employee health.

If you don’t believe employees value customizable benefits, think again. Research conducted by MetLife found that 74% of employees are more likely to accept a job with a new employer if they get the ability...

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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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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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