Multiple Sclerosis - The invisible disease |Your Workplace Editor's Pick| Preview: Accommodating pernicious illnesses like MS requires great courage from the employee and a genuine willingness to assist from the employer. Here’s something you may not know: Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world. The disease affects more than 100,000 patients nation-wide with a 2:1 ratio of women to men.
Programs to Promote Workplace Wellness: 6 steps to get started |Your Workplace Editor's Pick| Preview: Putting the well-being of employees first isn't just being humane, it's also investing to improve the bottom line. Employers can expect sustainable engagement and a lower turnover rate when they choose to recognize employee achievements and offer better options to improve work-life balance.
Workplace Culture and Employee Success: How does a candidate determine the right company with the right culture to be able to soar? |Your Workplace Editor's Pick| Preview: Every organization wants to recruit for talent and find the ideal fit for workplace culture and employee success when filling a vacant position. As a talented candidate, how do you determine if you are pursuing the right company, with the right culture that allows you to flourish and love what you’re doing?
Present but Not Productive |Your Workplace Editor's Pick| Preview: Have you ever gone to work tired and sleep deprived? According to the National Sleep Foundation in the U.S., 38.5% of employees go to work feeling exhausted every day, and employee health assessments indicate that as many as 70% of employees report that they don’t get enough sleep or are often tired at work.
THE FUTURE OF LEADERSHIP IS A WOMEN'S BUSINESS |Your Workplace Blog| Preview: It’s been a frustratingly slow journey for women in business leadership. Despite the advancement – even dominance – of women in an increasing variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees, and in the work force (including managerial occupations), women continue to be severely...
THE 20 GREATEST CORPORATE PRANKS OF ALL TIME |Your Workplace Blog| Preview: With another April Fools’ Day upon us, many of us will be gingerly walking around in the hopes of avoiding the office prankster. However, corporations have also had their share of great April Fools’ Day jokes over the years. In chronological order, here are 20 of my all time...
How Employers Can Support Caregivers | Your Workplace Editor's Pick | Preview: Only a few years ago, it may have been considered career-limiting for a parent to leave at a set time to collect a child from daycare. Today, most workplaces accept and support this situation without question. Another issue is now at hand — the responsibilities of working, and providing unpaid care to a family member or friend are colliding.
The Role of Managers in Corporate Culture Change and Development |Your Workplace Editor's Pick| Preview: The impact of managers on an individual employee's successes and failures is often overlooked. It has been proven that employees don't leave their employer, they leave their manager!