Tagged as Productivity

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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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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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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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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Can practicing mindfulness make you better at your job?

When’s the last time you took a moment to just be? A moment to truly feel present and recognize only your immediate surroundings, thoughts, and feelings? For many of us, the tugging responsibilities of raising...

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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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How can your employee wellness program be more holistic?

Corporate wellness is all the rage right now. Whether it’s offering healthy snacks in the breakroom or running marathons as a team, organizations are clamouring to find ways of improving the health of their employees....

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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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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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