7 Ways to Keep Shift Workers Healthy

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Aug 20, 2020 @ 11:08 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

How Sleep Deprivation Can Affect the Workforce

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Aug 10, 2020 @ 09:08 AM

Have you noticed a recurring complaint from people saying they wish they had more time? In our quest to squeeze more out of the day, we often push sleep aside and humorously tell our friends and coworkers, "I'll sleep when I'm dead." The irony in that statement is that by not getting enough sleep, you may be doing enough damage to your body to cause death to occur sooner rather than later.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

Dealing With Anxiety Disorders in the Workplace

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jul 9, 2020 @ 11:07 AM

An article via Employee Benefit News details the external and psychological obstacles that can stand in the way of employees reaching their full potential. Anxiety can be a major culprit when it comes to workers failing to reach their goals, keeping them from performing their best on the job.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

Employers - Should You Change Your Vacation Policy?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jun 25, 2020 @ 11:06 AM

Summer is finally here, and odds are many of your employees are planning their vacations. As pointed out in an article in Employee Benefit News, in recent years employers came to the realization that they need to offer more time off to compete for talented workers.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

9 Tips for Managing a Grueling Work Schedule

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jun 18, 2020 @ 11:06 AM

Many people may have to face a 60-hour work week on occasion, but some employees find themselves keeping this kind of schedule fairly often. If so, they may end up feeling overworked, which can have negative effects on their health and productivity – and lead to job burnout.  

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

Low-Cost Perks to Help You Stay Competitive

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jun 15, 2020 @ 09:06 AM

It’s a fact that small companies need to compete for talented workers just like the big ones do – but they don’t have the necessary funds to provide employees with lavish benefits. However, if you own a small business, you don’t have to break the bank to offer worthy options.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

7 Tips for Managing Remote Workers

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jun 1, 2020 @ 09:06 AM

An informative article on cnbc.com pointed out that remote workers are fast becoming the new normal - and this was true even before the COVID-19 crisis. 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

Webinar: How to Bring Employees Safely Back to Work

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, May 21, 2020 @ 11:05 AM

Thursday, May 28, 2020
3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT

Some businesses are eager to reopen and resume operations. But first, employers must create a plan to bring back employees without jeopardizing their safety. In this webinar, we will provide suggested best practices and share guidance from the CDC so you can create safe workplaces for your employees.

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Topics: Compliance Issues, Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Learning Events, Business Strategy

How Employers Can Attract More Gen Z Workers

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, May 15, 2020 @ 11:05 AM

Individuals born after 1996 are undeniably tech-savvy. More than any other generation, they realize how a workplace can be transformed by utilizing technology.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

The Best Benefits for Caregivers

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, May 13, 2020 @ 10:05 AM

Work-Life balance continues to be a challenge for many employees; consequently, more and more of them are looking to their employers for help with personal needs – especially when it comes to caregiving.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement