Workforce Management

Podcast: Getting the Most Out of Your EAP to Build a Mentally Healthy Workplace

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Jun 16, 2021

The events of the past year have sparked a great mental health awakening. Prioritizing mental health in the workplace has been long overdue. Now, employers are looking for guidance on creating mentally healthy workplaces. Our vice president of clinical services, Meghan Stokes, LCSW-C, joined the Friends with Employee Benefits podcast and talked about how employers should use this opportunity to transform their cultures into one that prioritizes mental […]

EAP, Mental Health, Pandemic, Podcast, Workforce Management, Workplace Culture

4 Ways to Improve Unhealthy Rivalries in the Workplace

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Apr 12, 2017

When most people think of a workplace rivalry, they think of competition. Competition is a natural and inevitable force within a growing and thriving workplace. Employees compete for recognition and promotions. Your sales team competes for new business. Even some wellness programs promote rivalry in the form of challenges and incentives. In many cases, workplace […]

EAP, Employee Engagement, Workforce Management, Workplace Culture

From Mediocre to Marvelous: 6 Tips for Making a Megastar Manager

Managers make or break organizations. Managers hire, fire, promote, coach, counsel, discipline, delegate assignments and recognize employees. Beyond those necessary responsibilities, managers play a critical role in employee satisfaction. You’ve heard the saying, “People leave managers, not companies.” Employee engagement, employee retention, and a positive workplace culture are all linked to management. Consider the following, reported […]

Career, Insights, Uncategorized, Workforce Management

6 Signs Bullying is Happening in Your Company Right Now — and What You Can Do About It

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Dec 14, 2016

When you notice a conflict between two employees in your organization, you probably don’t immediately assume that one is bullying the other. You might think that their personalities are just too different for them to get along. Perhaps one has a tough management style. Or maybe one is just being a little too sensitive. Whatever […]

EAP, Insights, Workforce Management, Workplace Culture

A Win-Win: How Mentorships Can Help Your Employees and Organization

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Nov 2, 2016

Mentoring is more important than ever in today’s business world — and for good reason. For employees to grow in their careers, they must build up their leadership, communication and problem-solving skills. Learning from a mentor can help employees develop those abilities, navigate office politics and understand how to handle workplace challenges. Workplace mentoring can […]

Career, Employee Engagement, Insights, Workforce Management, Workplace Culture