Employee assistance programs, or “EAPs” are programs structured to assist employees in the resolution of a range of personal problems. EAPs serve employees chiefly in a mental health capacity, which is an important aspect of wellness. With an effective EAP in place, employees can offload stressors and ultimately work through problems, so they can… Continue reading What is an Employee Assistance Program?
As most human resources professionals know, employer-sponsored health coverage costs are on the rise. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s annual survey on employer benefits, 2021 average annual premiums were over $22,200 for families and $7,700 for individuals, marking a 4 percent surge from 2020. And the sharp increase over the past year doesn’t amount… Continue reading How Providing Financial Wellness Benefits Can Help Lower Your Health Plan Expenses
Your organization started with a great idea and remains the thriving company it is today because of the team members that work hard to support it. Protecting the mental health of your employees is one of the surest ways to retain great talent and maintain the excellent company culture that attracted your employees in the… Continue reading How to Prevent Remote Employee Burnout
Reducing Workplace Stress Stressed out employees are bad for your team and your business as a whole. Almost everybody has a day at work where their mind is somewhere else, and they simply cannot focus on the task at hand. This is likely to be because of stress and, in some instances, can even… Continue reading Workplace Stress
Discussing Mental Health Issues in the Workplace It can be a challenge to discuss mental health issues in the workplace. There are, however, some best practices that you can follow that can help make the conversations a little easier and more beneficial for all parties involved. As anybody who has previously lived with… Continue reading Mental Health