Stressed out employees are not efficient employees. They’re more likely to make mistakes and more likely to call in sick. And who wants a job with constant stress? Most of us don’t—which means high employee stress levels can also be a recipe for high employee turnover.
Mindfulness is often viewed as a “touchy-feely” fad. However, a new, comprehensive analysis of mindfulness research suggests it is a valuable management tool that can lift an entire workplace by improving focus, the ability to manage stress, and how well employees work together.
Blogger, general practice physician, CEO, and teacher were voted the best jobs in a new CareerCast opinion poll with 369 respondents. Interestingly, general practice physician and teacher also made the worst jobs list, which highlights the controversy over what people think are the best and worst jobs.
Does your organization offer an employee wellness program? More and more employers are opting to do so. Let’s take a look at some of the many benefits to see why:
According to statistics released in 2014 by the United States Census Bureau, women are paid, on average, 79 cents for every dollar their male counterparts earn. A just released study of over 100,000 job offers by Hired.com found that 69% of the time men receive higher salary offers than women for the same job title […]
A recent Twitter Chat addressed the practice of relaxation techniques as an effective means of fighting both mental and physical stress. The good news was that many of the techniques can be effectively used during work hours.
A new survey has uncovered what could be viewed by some as a discriminatory practice where one species is favored over another in the workplace. No, we are not referring to humans over Vulcans or Klingons. We are talking canis familiaris over felis catus!
By Tammy Binford A new employee group has begun showing up vividly on employer radar screens. It’s not defined by race, religion, gender, or any of the other familiar legally protected classes. The new group commanding the attention of employers is made up of workers suffering extreme stress brought on by extreme debt. It’s always […]
I feel like I’m trapped in sitcom purgatory, stuck between The Office episodes of yesteryear and the glorious Scranton Promised Land where James Spader reigns supreme as the new branch manager. If you are like me, and find the combination of August heat and reruns to be oppressive at times, I have the following suggestions. […]
Amazon.com updates its list of the bestselling books every hour. Here is a snapshot of what is hot right now, this Monday morning, September 28, in the “Business Life“ section of the “Business and Investing” category. 1. StrengthsFinder 2.0: A New and Upgraded Edition of the Online Test from Gallup’s Now, Discover Your Strengths by […]