Workplace Culture

4 Must-Haves for Employee Wellness Programs

May 19, 2017

Editor’s Note: Our second guest blogger for this month is Kembre Roberts, Manager for Employee Wellness at Southwest Airlines. She is no stranger to the corporate wellness world— before joining Southwest Airlines in 2011, her first 10 years in the industry were focused on designing corporate wellness initiatives and linking health plan savings to healthy lifestyles. We […]

Employee Engagement, Healthy Living, Insights, Well-Being, Wellness, Workplace Culture

4 Ways to Improve Unhealthy Rivalries in the Workplace

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

What If Mr. (or Ms.) Negativity Is Your Boss?

Mar 22, 2017

First, remember the boss is human, too. The stress of life and work can creep up on them, just like the rest of us. If the negativity hasn’t already been brought to their attention via an upward or company-wide review, it should be addressed as quickly as possible for the good of the team. Depending on your […]

Insights, Workplace Culture

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

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

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