Wellness & Safety

Employee burnout defined by World Health Organization

When work stress escalates to the level of a chronic mental health issue, the UN health agency says, it becomes employee burnout and hurts employee’s ability to do their jobs. Everyone gets stressed at work once in a while, but a couple of productive days or a relaxed weekend is usually enough to move past […]

World Health Organization makes workplace burnout an official diagnosis

Employee Recognition Best Practices in Healthcare

Thursday, June 27th, 2019 | Choose your preferred time Employee Recognition Best Practices in Healthcare:A Case Study From Bayhealth Whether you’re part of an organization or a healthcare facility, everyone is looking to solve the overwhelming challenge of recruiting and retaining. In an ever-shrinking talent pool, it’s critical to hone your employee engagement strategy to […]

Wellness in the Workplace: Keys to Keeping Millennials Healthy & Happy

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | Choose your preferred time Wellness in the Workplace Keys to Keeping Millennials Healthy & Happy Due to millennials being the largest demographic cohort in the American workforce (totaling 50% of the workforce by 2020), it’s crucial that successful organizations understand the nuances of this growing group.  Two things they’re heavily […]

Performance-based pay: Is it affecting your workers’ mental health?

Performance-based pay is likely the most common feature of the compensation structures of U.S. companies, experts say. And guess what? It’s also likely to be affecting your workers’ mental health. When employers transitioned to a pay-for-performance compensation plan (based on bonuses, commissions, profit-sharing, etc.), workers showed an increased use of anxiety and depression medications: 5.7% […]

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Drafting a remote work policy: 5 legal pitfalls to watch for

The ability to work from home has morphed into a highly valued perk. In response, many companies are implementing work-from-home-benefits for employees in an effort to attract and retain top talent, and to stay competitive. As these benefits become more popular, and more customized, employers are wise to take caution: It’s possible that without a […]

NYC bans hairstyle discrimination at work

Employers in the Big Apple now need to be extra cautious before making employment decisions based on somebody’s hairstyle. The New York City Commission on Human Rights recently released guidance prohibiting firing or demoting employees who wear hairstyles reflecting their culture. Employers are also prohibited from refusing to hire based on hairstyle.

NYC bans hairstyle discrimination at work

Performance Management Trends for 2019

As we move into 2019, organizations of all sizes are once again reviewing employee performance management strategies. In a field as dynamic and fast-changing as HR, the new year is seeing HR teams trying new approaches that include recent scientific insights, productivity research and technology developments. The traditional annual review is on its way out […]

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