Tag: Employee Assistance Program

How HR can help employees overwhelmed by holiday stress

by Michael G. McCourt We now are fully involved in the crush of festivities and holiday shopping that traditionally mark the beginning of the sprint to New Year’s Eve. This is the season of peace on earth and good will toward our fellow man, right? Not always. A Challenging Season The holidays have the uncanny […]

Helping Workers Deal With Financial Stress

The current recession has taken its toll on the United States, and many Americans are still fighting to stay financially afloat.  Consumer confidence is down. According to the American Bankruptcy Institute,  consumer bankruptcies rose by  24 percent nationwide in August from the same period a year ago, and during the first six months of 2009, […]