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What Are the Keys to a Successful In-House Outplacement Program?

September 13, 2011
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You need to provide support of all kinds: emotional, financial, practical, along with advice to help employees who are forced to seek new jobs.
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Dear Workforce How Do I Handle an Employees Drinking Problem

September 7, 2011
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How do I approach a new employee that I suspect may be drinking prior to arriving at work?
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Facts on U.S. Pet Owners

July 1, 2011
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On average, dog owners spent $225 and cat owners spent $203 annually on routine veterinary visits, says the 2011-12 National Pet Owners Survey.
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Here, Kitty, Kitty: Pet Insurance Benefit Picking Up

July 1, 2011
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First introduced in 1982, insurance policies for pets have grown in popularity and are now offered by thousands of employers. It’s a benefit that costs nothing for employers, and requires little, if any, administration, while providing affordable group rates to employees.
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Significant Attention Paid to Significant Others in Need

February 4, 2011
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Bon Secours Virginia Health System has found that permitting employees to modify their schedules reduces their anxiety and stress.
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Firms Offering Finance Classes to Employees to Allay Anxiety

December 10, 2010
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Employers like McLeod Health in South Carolina realize that their workers' financial worries are spilling into the workplace, hurting productivity and increasing absenteeism.
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Some Employers Are Thinking Outside the Benefits Box

December 10, 2010
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At some companies, benefits sweeteners can extend beyond health and dental in an effort to better retain employees even after the job market improves. Some of the less-routine perks include pet insurance, elder care, free personal trainers and a $500 allowance toward a commuter bike purchase.
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The Yawning of a New Era

December 8, 2010
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Employers scramble for answers on dealing with worker stress and fatigue.
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EAPs Boost Their Post-Recession Profile

November 11, 2010
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As the recession recedes, some companies are repositioning their EAP programs, using them to better support wellness efforts and to offset mental health treatment costs. Caterpillar Inc. leaders are piloting a new analytic tool, designed to better quantify EAP’s influence on presenteeism, workplace stress and other work-related outcomes.
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