Three Strategies to Encourage Good Mental Health in the Workplace

Leading Blog

According to a recent study, employees suffering from depression cost employers more than $44 billion per year in lost productivity, with over 81 percent of that decreased productivity coming in the form of presenteeism, or the practice of going to work despite illness or anxiety and commonly resulting in reduced productivity. As a result, it can impact our lives in the professional world, costing businesses millions of dollars due to absenteeism, high staff turnover and presenteeism.

Leading with Trust

Great Leadership By Dan

Employers underestimate the importance of personal and career development on employee retention, vastly overestimating the importance of salary and benefits. Leaders who fail to invest in skill development for team members implicitly enforce a rigid hierarchy that inhibits innovation. A lack of leadership development also undermines a key aspect of culture that drives high-performance: trust. Guest post by Paul J.

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135 Powerful Resume Action Verbs for Creative Positions

HR Digest

Here’s an action verbs list for creative positions: CREATIVE PLANNING: Example: Developed a company culture initiative which raised employee presenteeism by 25% YoY. Developed. It’s easy to get resume action verbs wrong. That’s probably why they’ve gotten such a bad reputation – most people dump action words to get past automated scanning tools. It’s even worse if your expertise doesn’t line up cleanly with the position you’re applying for.

Possibility Maximizer: Maxim Health Systems' Flu and Wellness Podcast

Sales Wolf Blog

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures (1978) Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Walk The Talk The Dash, The Race, and Management, Training and Development Resources Workforce Management: information on employment law, human resource development and human resource management.

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Just How Bad Is Business Travel for Your Health? Here’s the Data.

Harvard Business

Physical, behavioral and mental health issues such as obesity, hypertension, smoking, depression, anxiety, poor sleep, and alcohol dependence can create costs for employers through higher medical claims, reduced employee productivity and performance, absenteeism, presenteeism, and short-term disability. So what can companies do to help their employees develop healthy habits while traveling? Eric Raptosh Photography/Getty Images.

How Counseling About Work Reduces Depression

Harvard Business Review

Sometimes this occurs when people call out sick; at other times, it’s due to what’s called presenteeism , defined as “the problem of workers’ being on the job but, because of illness or other medical conditions, not fully functioning.” Lerner and her co-authors wanted to test whether a fairly simple intervention could improve the work lives of people with the illness, and thus their absenteeism and presenteeism rates as well.

Where are you on the management scale of newbie to expert hacker?

Ask Atma

They develop action plans. Move towards developing a long-term relationship with a single supplier. Training and development. They are: productivity, innovation, stress management, health & wellness, team/group development, and. Some of the areas affected by advanced management solutions include: organizational development. reducing absenteeism (and presenteeism). Three Levels of Management.

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In Defense of Corporate Wellness Programs

Harvard Business Review

In short, companies want to reduce the risk that their workers will get the flu, develop lung cancer, or suffer from the many debilitating conditions linked to overweight and a sedentary lifestyle. They attributed those losses both to absenteeism and to “presenteeism,” when employees come to work too unwell to do their jobs. A recent HBR blog proposed to deliver “ The Cure for the Common Corporate Wellness Program.”

Fight the Nine Symptoms of Corporate Decline

Harvard Business Review

You might not see absenteeism, but there is "presenteeism," which means the body is there but the mind is absent. It's easy to get discouraged by the doom and gloom of downward spirals, as I've seen in declining companies, low-performing inner city schools, marriages falling apart, developing countries with wide social divides, and problems with U.S. How do you know a team, company, or country is on the slippery slope of decline and needs a culture shift?

This Coalition of 20 Companies Thinks It Can Change U.S. Health Care

Harvard Business Review

To achieve better care, employers need to work with providers to determine the conditions that are generating the greatest direct and indirect costs and to develop measurable quality goals. For too long, employers have outsourced management of their employees’ health care benefits to those with little incentive to improve value.