6 Ways to Improve Jobsite Ergonomics

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Nov 12, 2019 @ 09:11 AM

A leading cause of compensation claims for contractors is overexertion from common tasks, such as lifting, stooping, kneeling and twisting, reaching overhead and working in awkward positions. All of these motions can cause chronic health issues down the road.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Utilizing Social Media for Training Purposes

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Nov 4, 2019 @ 09:11 AM

Social media is not often associated with learning (unless you want to learn about the latest gossip concerning your friend or a celebrity), yet it is emerging as the next tool for employers to improve upon the learning environment for their workforce.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Goal Setting: 5 Ways It Can Improve Your Focus

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Oct 25, 2019 @ 11:10 AM

Much has been written about how to set goals. We know that goal setting builds self-confidence and helps us increase productivity – but the science behind why goals help us focus is more opaque.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

How Engaging in Charitable Acts Can Benefit Your Company

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Sep 19, 2019 @ 11:09 AM

Companies that engage in charitable acts don’t usually expect to receive anything in return; however, giving back to their community can benefit their business in the long run.

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Topics: Company Culture, Business Strategy

10 Business Travel Tips That Will Help Your Trip Go Smoothly

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Aug 30, 2019 @ 11:08 AM

Traveling for business is becoming increasingly stressful. Putting up with long security lines and dealing with minimal airline services leaves little to enjoy about the experience these days. But planning ahead can reduce the stress. 

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Topics: Business Strategy

Managers: Are You Guilty of These Bad Behaviors?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jul 25, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

Most advice written about leadership tends to focus on the good practices that are essential instead of the bad behavior that can make managers less effective.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Effective Ways to Manage Remote Workers

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Jul 19, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

 

A recent informative article on cnbc.com pointed out that remote workers are fast becoming the new normal. People love the freedom of working from home or anywhere else they choose, and the pool of available talent is dramatically larger for companies when they aren't limited to their own city when searching for employees and freelancers.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Time-Saving Tips for the Overworked Professional

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Jul 12, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

Like it or not, being a professional is a reactive business. As proactive as you try to be, the unexpected usually derails you. Which means the best pros are the ones who can react quickly and not let it wear them down. 

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Business Strategy

How to Keep Shift Workers Healthy

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Jul 10, 2019 @ 10:07 AM

Companies that don’t have normal business hours generally find many positives with regards to allowing shift work. Healthcare facilities, call centers, and manufacturing warehouses are some of the most common industries that use this type of scheduling.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Ignoring Workers' Mental Health Proving Costly for Employers

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Jun 28, 2019 @ 11:06 AM

Workplace stress and high job demands are costing employees their lives. However, employers have the ability to help workers by offering them the right kinds of benefits.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy