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

How to Survive a Grueling Work Schedule

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jul 1, 2019 @ 09:07 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

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

Benefits for a Caregiving Population

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Jun 25, 2019 @ 09:06 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: Worksite Wellness, Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on the Workforce

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Jun 19, 2019 @ 10:06 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

Employers - Is it Time to Rethink Your Vacation Policy?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jun 17, 2019 @ 09:06 AM

Summer is finally here, and odds are many of your employees are planning their vacations. As an article in Employee Benefit News points out, due to the low unemployment rate and the increase in job openings, employers are realizing they need to offer more time off to compete for talented workers.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

10 Tips for Networking Success

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Jun 5, 2019 @ 10:06 AM

An article on Businessknowhow.com points out that effective networking is the linking together of individuals who, through trust and relationship building, become walking, talking advertisements for one another.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Summer Workplace Legal Issues: What Employers Should Know

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jun 3, 2019 @ 09:06 AM

Now that summer is here, many employers will have to deal with seasonal employment issues. These could include such things as hiring interns, dress code compliance and handling PTO requests. 

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Stay Competitive With These Low-Cost Perks

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, May 24, 2019 @ 11:05 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

8 Uncommon Benefits Employers Should Consider

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, May 16, 2019 @ 11:05 AM

As pointed out in a recent article on thebalance.com, you don’t have to break the bank to provide employee benefits that will satisfy your staff.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement