Employee Well-Being

What Research Says Employees Need From Their Leaders

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Concerning productive workers, numerous studies over the past two decades confirm that happiness matters when it comes to productivity. While it sounds simple, leaders must recognize that they are central to employees experiencing positive feelings, increased motivation, and engagement. This article references fundamental studies that leaders can draw from to help ensure employee happiness and […]

Employee Well-Being

10 Ways HR Can Help Chronically Ill Employees

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In the U.S., six in ten adults have at least one health condition or disease that requires ongoing medical care and management. Chronic illnesses can present challenges for employees and their employers. Heart disease, cancer, chronic lung disease, and other conditions prevent employees from working to their full potential due to fatigue, medical appointments, and […]

Employee Well-Being

How Employers Can Support Working Parents During Daycare Shortages

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Many companies are experiencing the labor shortage twofold- filling their open positions and a daycare worker shortage impacting their employees. Responsibilities such as caregiving affect employees when daycare workers are in short supply as daycare centers close due to daily staffing shortages or permanently close altogether. It is estimated that 1 in 5 full-time employees […]

Employee Well-Being

The Ripple Effect of Mental Wellbeing

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May is Mental Health Month and each year more community groups and organizations are using this time to raise awareness and reduce stigma around the challenges that impact more than 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. These statistics can look different depending on your geographic location and population demographics. Regardless, it is important to recognize the reality of mental illness within our communities and…

Employee Well-Being

5 Ways To Cope With Health Anxiety

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When it comes to your health, it’s natural to occasionally experience some level of concern. Whether you’ve noticed a new mole or want to make sure your blood sugar falls within a healthy range, paying attention to your body and noting any unusual changes can help you get ahead of any potentially serious health issues.