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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Quiet firing and quiet quitting are the latest hot topics on social media and news sources, with both being popular topics of daily conversations among American workers.
hink about your favorite manager. Now think about what made them your favorite. Try to think about, for you, what make up the qualities of great managers. Was it the success you earned while working with them?
Last week we wrote about HR’s role in employee wellbeing, workplace stress, mental health issues, and an integrated approach to treating the body and mind. This week, we focus on financial wellbeing and how HR leaders can help employees.
HR has a vital role in bringing insights to leadership regarding employee wellbeing. An employee’s mindset to resisting change, company growth, and workplace stress can lead to burnout, mental health issues, disengagement, or resignation.
Is remote work the ‘new normal’ at your company? If not, it’s important for you to note that many companies have transitioned to remote operations entirely since the start of COVID-19.
Financial wellness is a state of being in which you are living a healthy economic life and feel good about your financial situation. It is also an essential part of taking care of yourself and those around you.
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…
Here at AspenHR, employee mental health is a very important and personal initiative to us.
This year has been both physically and mentally draining. We’ve had to adapt to remote work, juggle careers and homeschooling, miss out on important celebrations and milestones, and distance ourselves from friends and family.
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.
Have you ever noticed a dog in your apartment complex even though your building forbids them? If so, you may be wondering what’s different about these particular animals.
As a behavioral health therapist that often works with professionals in high-performing careers, a question I hear a lot lately from my patients is: “How am I supposed to focus on work when I’m so distracted?”
In 2019, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) estimated that one in five U.S. adults experience mental illness each year. That’s over 51.5 million Americans, even pre-pandemic.