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Is Your Office Ready to Fully Reopen?

In the last year and a half, the coronavirus pandemic disrupted work in ways we never saw coming; business executives were forced to reorganize their business models to remain in business and cushion the effect of the pandemic. As part of these responses, businesses remodeled their work structures to allow most of their employees to work from home. While this might have helped companies get the needed output level, it came with enormous challenges, including increased workplace stress, inadequate technology, and worsened social isolation. Now, with widespread vaccinations and declining infection rates, employers are considering reopening their office buildings fully.

COVID-19 and the workplace
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Employee Benefits in a Post-Pandemic World

Workplace benefits have been a crucial part of an employee’s compensation plan; however, the pandemic has highlighted its importance. More and more employees now consider their workplace benefits as an important component of their employment contract.

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Can Employers Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations for Workers?

Consequently, employers are considering COVID-19 vaccinations for their workers as another strategy to double down on workplace safety amid the pandemic and to improve employee morale and productivity. But many employees are asking if workplace vaccinations for COVID-19 could be mandatory.

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Simple Strategies to Curb COVID-19 Transmission in the Workplace

A lot of uncertainties and anxieties have marked the workplace for much of the year. Businesses are beginning to reopen, and tensions are high. Therefore, employers must consider short-term and long-term strategies to safeguard the workplace and protect workers amid this global health threat. 

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To Test or Not to Test: COVID-19 Test Guidance for Employers

For many employees, the first hurdle to ensure a safe workplace is identifying at-risk workers and isolating them from the rest of the workforce. Here is where the question of testing arises.

Working Mothers
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Pivoting Corporate Wellness to Better Serve Expecting & New Working Moms in the COVID Era

We’ve put together some key HR best practices to consider if you're aiming to better support your pregnant & post natal community now or in the year ahead.

COVID-19 and the workplace
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Defining the New Normal: Redesigning the Workplace Post-COVID-19

The workplace of the future is not just one that optimizes productivity but also one designed to safeguard employee health

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Respiratory Health and Safety on the Job

Wearing proper protection, educating every employee, hiring occupational health and safety experts to point out potential threats when needed, installing ventilation, and other OSHA-approved safety measurements are typical practices to take action against impending endangerments

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Commemorating Wellness: A Tangible Memory for the Ages

Companies must do their best to save the last best hope of earth: the goodness of man

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Smart Buildings: Merging Tech and Design for Workplace Wellness

The future of work is employee-centric and the rise of the smart buildings typify that. Employees will no longer be made to fit into predesigned worksites, but, contrarily, workspaces will be crafted to adjust to our needs and optimize our performance.

Employee Engagement
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5 Ways to Keep Employees on Task Throughout the Day

Here are five suggestions to keep in mind when working towards a workplace its own with an inner sense of peace.

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Safety Before Wellness: A Prerequisite to Health

In the end, either a building is safe for workers to use and the public to access, or it is too hazardous to enter without suffering serious or permanent injury.

Coronavirus outbreak
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Coronavirus: Safety Strategies for the Workplace

Employers should keep themselves - and their employees - updated with the CDC’s recommendations and seek legal advice to ensure they make informed workplace decisions to curb the spread of the deadly virus.

Medical cannabis
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Wellness and Diligence Involving Medicinal Cannabis

Before companies become overly optimistic about the benefits of medicinal cannabis, they should do the necessary due diligence to distinguish one cannabis provider from the other.

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Five Tips to Improve Workplace Indoor Air Quality

Many health symptoms experienced by workers are caused by indoor air pollution. That is why it is essential to keep the air inside your commercial building clean and safe.

Dental Health
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A Reason to Smile: Dental Wellness for Corporate Wellness

Wellness of this kind is more than cosmetic, despite the sparkle of a person’s smile.

Workplace Culture
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How Total Rewards Programs Can Help Fight Against Toxic Cultures

The Total Rewards model has been a highly effective way for employers to articulate how they stand out in a competitive market.

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Recognizing the Importance of Preboarding: How a Template for Describing Culture Helped Walmart’s New Hires

In today’s age of hiring, we know that having a comprehensive recruiting and onboarding experience for new hires can significantly impact their future with your company. That’s particularly important in a competitive market, where retention rates are dropping. According to Glassdoor, 66 percent of Millennials plan to leave their employers next year.

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Workplace Safety and the Importance of Preparedness

It is especially important to understand how environmental factors are contributing to your overall health. These factors include your environment, occupation, and the location of your workplace.

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Ayurveda, Wellness, and the Workplace

By focusing on the important connections between body, mind, and environment, and steering away from a “one-size-fits-all” approach, companies can better structure their wellness offerings to ensure that employees are happy, healthy, engaged and inspired at work

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An Australian Approach to Corporate Wellness

If American workers have a moral right to medicine; if they have a right to choose their medicine; if their choice is medicinally sound; if the medicinal use of cannabis can help them, then companies have a duty to support them

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Sun Safety in the Workplace

The sun not only lights up our world, but it also lights up our bodies with several health benefits. However, there’s a dark side to the rays of sunlight that fall on our bodies, and it is responsible for thousands of deaths yearly.

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The Sound of Wellness: How Music Tunes Up Workplace Productivity

Given music's powerful influence over people's cognition and productivity, it may be essential for business owners and employers to rethink office design and incorporate appropriate soundscapes in the right workspaces.

Employee Wellness Month
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June is National Employee Wellness Month

This month - in its eleventh edition - the National Employee Wellness Month, once again, provides an opportunity for employers and organizations to enhance existing wellness programs and encourage their employees to adopt proactive strategies for improved physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing in the workplace.

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A Pillow Instead of a Pill: A New Approach to Sleep

We also need to stop treating sleep as a luxury, because we cannot afford to ruin our health and shorten our lives by going for weeks or months without sleep. A deficit of that kind is inescapable, deepening each minute of each waking hour

Chronic Disease
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Workplace Strategies to Prevent Chronic Disease

Chronic disease remains a leading cause of disability, death, and workplace productivity loss globally. Employers, therefore, are saddled with the responsibility of curbing this trend, by creating interventions that integrate a healthy work environment with health promotion programs aimed at changing individual health behaviors.

Eye Health
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Workplace Eye Wellness: Protect Your Vision on the Job

“Begin with safeeyes, finish with safe eyes” is a common slogan about eye safety. This cannotbe overemphasized because eyesight is one of our most important senses, theloss of which may cause significant changes in our daily lives. It remainsimperative, therefore, to keep the eyes safe in the place we spend the much ofour time – the workplace.

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