Category Archives: Human Resources

4 Benefits of Encouraging Movement Throughout the Day to Improve Employee Wellbeing

This entry is part of 11 in the series Health & Wellness

Studies show that a sedentary lifestyle is detrimental to overall health, decreasing blood flow and creating joint issues from posture. Though you can’t control how your employees take care of themselves off hours, you can instill a workplace culture that values their health through small but effective changes that encourage movement. Employee health and wellbeing is one of the 9 Pillars of Employee Engagement. The wellness benefits of encouraging employee movement are numerous.

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How to Refresh Your Mind Throughout the Workday

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Health & Wellness

Do you find yourself struggling to focus or making careless mistakes? Have you found yourself hungry or yawning throughout the day? These may be warning signs that it’s time to take a break and refresh your mind. Pay attention to how you feel throughout the day and how it impacts your work output. If you find your productivity waning, try one of the tactics below to increase work performance and boost your energy level.

Read ‘Improving Work Life Balance for Your Employees.

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7 Tips to Combat Prolonged Standing in the Workplace

This entry is part 1 of 11 in the series Health & Wellness

Study after study shows that leading a sedentary lifestyle is detrimental to your health. This is often a result of sitting at a desk all day, rarely getting up to walk, and then lacking exercise during free time. In response, we’ve seen innovation start to tackle the issues associated with unhealthy office lifestyles, most notably the standing desk. However, prolonged standing (standing for more than 60% of your work day) for long periods of time comes with its own health risks, such as:

  • lower back and leg pain
  • cardiovascular problems
  • fatigue
  • discomfort
  • varicose veins

Striking a balance between the two is key; and here’s how you can get started.

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How to Organize Your Hectic Life Successfully

We all know that things can get a bit hectic – especially around the holidays. Balancing work, family, friends, and personal obligations combined with added holiday shopping, travel, events or family upheaval can be a lot on your plate! So, how can you stay organized during the busy holiday season – and in your life, in general? We’ve prepared a few tips for you to organize your hectic life successfully: (more…)

Hiring the Right Employee

When you think about your future employees, or about your own goal as an employee, what are the first words that come to mind? Reliability is probably at the top of the list, along with honesty and a solid work ethic. But how can you make sure an open job position and a potential new employee are a good fit? Use these tips when you’re hiring new employees. (more…)

Learning How to Delegate

While delegation comes naturally for some of us, others may struggle with it. Delegation is assigning responsibility to others and can consist of breaking up a large project into smaller tasks. If you manage a team or are a leader in your area, it is likely that you already delegate tasks. Some tasks may be large and some may be small, but delegating tasks of all sizes takes practice. (more…)

The Importance of a Daily Routine

Can you think of decisions that you make daily? Of course you can! Now, what about a routine that you have daily? This might be tougher. For some, having a daily routine is how they function. For others, a routine may be a new concept.

Routines are a wonderful way to: (more…)

6 Tips to Refresh Your Mind, Body and Soul with Exercise and Meditation

This entry is part 3 of 11 in the series Health & Wellness
Sometimes it can be easy to forget to take time for yourself. Weeks fly by in the blink of an eye. But even during the busiest days, it’s important to set aside a bit of time to recharge. Below are six ways that you can incorporate exercise and meditation into your daily routine to help you refresh your mind, body and soul. (more…)