Month: February 2022

It’s Time to Get Serious about Employee Mental Health

Mental Health Disconnect It’s not news that the COVID-19 pandemic has created a multitude of new challenges for employee mental well-being. From an employee stand point, more than 35% reported experiencing symptoms of depression due to the pandemic, while 70% reported the workplace itself to be a source of stress. In addition, research conducted by …

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Employee Engagement Has Dropped: What Can Leaders Do?

Employee Engagement Has Dropped Gallup measures employee engagement by taking random samples from working populations and asking them about specific workplace elements such as clarity of expectations, opportunities for development and opinions counting at work. These elements have an impact on many organizational outcomes, including profitability, productivity, customer service, retention, safety, and overall well-being. In their …

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Everything You Need to Know about Heart Disease Prevention

The Value of Prevention The American Heart Association estimates that 80% of heart attacks and strokes are preventable. However, heart disease remains the number one killer of men and women in the United States and worldwide. That is why American Heart Month and its goal of raising awareness for heart disease prevention is so important. …

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6 Strategies for Wellness Program Engagement and Participation

New Wellness Initiatives A recent survey conducted by Gartner revealed that 64% of organizations have introduced new well-being offerings to their employees since the start of COVID-19. When you first introduce a wellness program or new wellness initiatives, employees will have a higher level of interest. However, the “new” eventually wears off and leaders need concrete …

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