Master Work-Life Balance With These Break Benefits

Posted by Erin Leavitt on May 24, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Inspirational author Alan Cohen was quoted as saying, “There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither”. Sage advice, but how many American workers heed it?

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Topics: Workplace Wellness

5 Workplace Safety Hazards to Avoid

Posted by Kellie Collier on May 18, 2018 12:14:32 PM

Every year, approximately 3 million workers are injured on the job with more than 4,500 of those injuries resulting in fatalities. In recent years, fatal work injuries have been on the rise among self-employed and contract workers.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation, Workplace Wellness

The Ultimate Playlist to Reduce Workplace Stress 

Posted by Kellie Collier on Feb 28, 2018 11:01:07 AM

Can music help relieve workplace stress? According to researchers at Stanford University, listening to music may change brain functioning to the same extent as medication. Music has been proven to act as a stress management tool, improve memory and even help you crush your workouts. 

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Topics: Workplace Wellness

Ultimate Winter Worker Safety List

Posted by Kellie Collier on Jan 31, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Frigid winter temperatures are not to be taken lightly – especially when you’re working in these cold climates. Outdoor or road workers are often susceptible to the harmful hazards of winter, including icy roads, frost bite and slips/falls.   

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Topics: Workplace Wellness

Six Tips to Avoid Holiday Workplace Stress

Posted by Kayleigh Robertson on Dec 14, 2017 8:50:00 AM


It’s no surprise that the holiday season gets everyone excited. From decorating our homes, searching for the perfect gifts, indulging in extra helpings of food and visiting with loved ones; the holidays are a joyous time. However, the holidays can also bring stress, especially in the workplace. Employees start fighting the urge to procrastinate on tasks, taking extra time off from work, and balancing situations in their personal lives.

Here are six tips and tricks to help you alleviate holiday workplace stress.

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Topics: Workplace Wellness

4 Free Safety Training Courses

Posted by Kellie Collier on Oct 25, 2017 11:10:00 AM

OSHAcademy Occupational Safety & Health Training

Whether you’re interested in pursuing a career in the safety industry or are looking to better your work environment by learning about safety improvements, OSHAcademy Occupational Safety & Health Training has got you covered. Their coursework is applicable to various safety roles and industries, and includes courses like “Tattoo and Body Art Employee Safety” and “Construction Safety Hazard Awareness for Contractors”. This program gives you the flexibility to create your own training experience.

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Four Ways to Stress Less at Work

Posted by Kellie Collier on Sep 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM

It’s clear that American workers are stressed out. In a recent study of 2,000 workers by Paychex, more than 80% admitted at least one stressful point in their work life. And on a scale of one to five, 42% of these workers also admitted their stress level was at a three – while 26% rated their stress as a four.

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Topics: Workplace Wellness

Taking Advantage of Your Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Posted by Kellie Collier on Aug 16, 2017 8:00:00 AM

You may have noticed a new addition to your employee benefit package recently. Employee Assistance Programs, or EAPs, have become a new trend with employers who are looking to offer employees an avenue to address their mental and emotional well-being.

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Topics: Workplace Wellness

Can Employee Drug Testing Protect Employees?

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Jul 20, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Random drug and alcohol testing in the workplace is often seen as a “gotcha” test for employees - but can drug testing also help protect employees?  It seems that the benefits of random drug and alcohol testing can be seen not just by employers, but also by employees. 

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Topics: Workplace Wellness

4 Steps to Building Positivity in the Workplace

Posted by Melissa DiStefano on Jul 12, 2017 9:18:31 AM

Why not smile and greet strangers with a hello? Why not lift up your coworkers to motivate them? Why not choose to be happy? The way we look at life on a daily basis can have a direct impact on the workplace and your work life. A positive work environment will always be a more enjoyable one and help drive more success – creating deeper connections and overall better quality of life.

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Topics: Workplace Wellness

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