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Tips for Improving Employee Motivation and Productivity During the Holidays

Holiday Distractions When employees return to work after Thanksgiving, there will only be a few weeks left before Christmas and New Year’s. This short amount of time is often described as a whirlwind. Children are on holiday break and family finances, holiday gatherings and holiday related errands start to overwhelm our minds. It is an …

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November is the Perfect Time to Initiate a Smoking Cessation Program

The Great American Smokeout® Mark your calendars! This year, Great American Smokeout ® will take place on November 17, 2022. For more than 40 years, the American Cancer Society has hosted this observance on the third Thursday of November. This is an excellent opportunity for people who smoke to commit to a healthy, smoke-free life, not …

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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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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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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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How to Prepare for the Upcoming Cold and Flu Season

Cold and Flu Season 2022-2023 While this time of year is filled with excitement from going back to school, getting back into sports and enjoying the cooler weather, unfortunately fall is also when cases of the cold and flu begin to pick up. Natasha Bhuyan, MD, an infectious disease specialist and family physician, states that …

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5 of the Biggest Wellness Program Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Offering a Wellness Program When done correctly, wellness programs go so much further than just promoting physical health. They nurture the vibrancy and growth of individuals within your organization and support them in all seven areas of well-being; mental, physical, social, financial, spiritual, environmental, and occupational. Well executed wellness programs also provide numerous benefits for …

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