Tagged as HR programs

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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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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The trick to measuring employee engagement.

Compared to employee engagement, most KPIs are a cinch to track. Want to know your return on investment, click-through rate, or cost per acquisition? No problem. Just pop some numbers into a formula and you’re...

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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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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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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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Is the gig economy harming its workers' well-being?

If you’re like most people, you probably wish you had more money. Sure, you could ask for a raise or take on another job, but your income would still be limited by the salary you...

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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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How to keep your employees from getting bored on the job.

The human brain is surprisingly malleable. It readily adapts to maximize efficiency by strengthening the neuroconnections it needs and sloughing the ones it doesn’t. The adage “practice makes perfect” is based on this fact; the...

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