Month: October 2022

Employee Engagement is Continuing to Drop: Here’s How to Improve It

Employee Engagement is Continuing to Drop Gallup research showed that in 2021, for the first time in a decade, employee engagement had dropped. Employee engagement went from 36% in 2020 to 34% in 2021. Their most recent report shows that the trend is continuing in 2022. 32% of full- and part-time employees working for organizations …

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Three Tips for Fostering Meaningful Work Relationships

The Importance of Meaningful Work Relationships Many of us have accepted superficial work relationships as the norm, and as stated by Jeffrey Pfeffer, a professor at Stanford, “we are increasingly ‘working alone.’” Research shows that the number of those with meaningful work relationships has drastically declined since the 1980s. However, when it comes down to it, …

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National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month

Mental Health Awareness Month October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month! As part of this observance, we want to share insights into employee depression and mental health: 78% of the employees say that pandemic has negatively affected their mental health. 85% of employees report that newfound work-related stress is affecting their home lives. …

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer. For the past 30 years, The NBCF has supported women by helping them get access to the education, screening, and support they need. NBCF states that the theme for Breast Cancer Awareness …

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Getting Started with Your Meditation Practice

Why Practice Meditation? “Our minds are constantly moving and worrying about deadlines, evaluating our own performance or that of others, or dwelling on interactions from the past,” explains Nina Smiley, PhD, director of mindfulness programming at Mohonk Mountain House in New York. Practicing meditation trains your mind to focus your awareness on the present, which slows your …

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Making Employees’ Health Literacy a Priority

Health Literacy Month October is Health Literacy Month! As stated by the Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA), this month is the perfect time for organizations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information. If we all work together, we can create a shift from health literacy awareness to health literacy action by building …

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