Stress, burnout and the blurring of home and work lives have pushed employee wellbeing towards the top of the corporate agenda.
An employee wellness plan builds healthier, happier workplaces. When you have an ongoing plan to support employees develop healthier habits, morale and productivity goes up.
Healthcare faces a crisis. Confronted with the immense ongoing pressures of their job, workers are burning out. Their wellbeing is low and their vulnerability high. Employees are leaving in droves. Employers must introduce change to stop our healthcare heroes from becoming healthcare martyrs.
Every year 550 million workdays are lost in the US due to workplace stress. That places a huge burden on both employee health and business productivity.
April is international Stress Awareness Month, which represents a perfect time for businesses to consider the issue of stress in their workplace.
COVID-19 has touched everyone. From the workers whose jobs have been lost to the businesses whose operations have been crippled, and the sectors weakened under the strain, no one has escaped its influence. Yet as 2020 approaches its final quarter, for many, the situation is getting worse.
As COVID-19 sweeps the world, healthcare workers continue to provide essential care – but are at high risk. Being exposed to COVID-19 cases threatens workers, patients and entire hospitals with harmful infections.
On July 11, the coronavirus observes an anniversary. It marks exactly 4 months since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a pandemic.
As some businesses begin planning a return to work, Health and Safety is more important than ever. Many organizations are working in a heightened risk environment due to staff or equipment shortages. Others are struggling to navigate best practices during a pandemic.
Humans are social animals. Take away our ability to readily engage with others and we feel disconnected and trapped.
For many of us, the current working environment due to COVID-19 can feel a little bit like a prison. Our bubbles are our cells.