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Mental Health in the Workplace

Many managers incorrectly assume that an employee’s mental health is none of their business. In fact, an employee’s mental health can have an enormous impact on their performance — as well as that of their co-workers — which can have a negative impact on the company’s bottom line. One in five Americans has a diagnosable […]

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Challenges of a Multi-Generational Workforce

Human resource departments and team managers face myriad challenges when it comes to the management of multiple generations in the workplace. A typical large organization with hundreds of employees is likely to have at least five distinct generations working in various departments. Each generation has unique communication styles, expectations, preferences and perspectives which is why […]

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Suicide Prevention and Workplace Impacts

Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background and are often the result of an untreated mental health condition. These thoughts or behaviors are both damaging and dangerous and are therefore considered a psychiatric emergency. Each year, more than 41,000 people die by suicide, leaving behind their friends and family to navigate the […]

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Employee Engagement Trends & Challenges

According to Gallup’s 2017 “State of the American Workplace” report, only 33% of U.S. workers say they are engaged at work. That’s a problem. Employees who are actively disengaged are more likely to steal from their company, negatively influence their coworkers, miss workdays and drive away customers. Further, Gallup estimates that actively disengaged employees cost […]

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