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Manager Focus: How EAPs Can Help Reduce Absenteeism

Employee absenteeism remains a challenging problem that faces workplaces and HR departments, but it’s a normal cost of doing business. Unfortunately, few organizations can identify exactly how much it costs when it comes to their company’s bottom line. Industry experts estimate that absenteeism can have an enormous cost, with estimates ranging from 14.2 percent of […]

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Coping with Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Worrying about an upcoming presentation or feeling nervous about a trip to the dentist are pretty commonplace emotions that happen in all of us. However, when those feelings get out of control, it’s time to seek help. Generalized Anxiety Disorder, or GAD, occurs when a person continually worries about everything, or often, seemingly nothing at […]

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Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder

When winter’s doldrums set in, it’s common for many of us to slip into the blues and not really understand why. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a type of depression that occurs during a particular season of the year, typically fall and winter, when the days are shortest and we don’t see as much […]

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How an EAP Can Help Reduce Sick Leave

It’s a fact: Healthy employees are more productive, have fewer absences, and are more engaged overall, which can result in a positive impact on your company’s bottom line. However, according to a recent poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Foundation, the Harvard Opinion Research Program, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, […]

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