Despite the smorgasbord of new services, few employees use their employee assistance program, studies show. The national average for utilization has hovered around 3 percent for years.
For Michael Paolercio, director of employee assistance programs, work-life and wellness services for the San Francisco Giants, winning the World Series in 2010 proved the organization's ability to handle stress and show resilience under pressure.
Thirty percent of employees say they were ineffective for at least one week due to job-related stress, while two-thirds of U.S. workers reported extremely high stress levels, including fatigue and feeling a ‘loss of control.'Read More
You need to provide support of all kinds: emotional, financial, practical, along with advice to help employees who are forced to seek new jobs.Read More
How do I approach a new employee that I suspect may be drinking prior to arriving at work?
On average, dog owners spent $225 and cat owners spent $203 annually on routine veterinary visits, says the 2011-12 National Pet Owners Survey.Read More
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.Read More
Listed in alphabetical order. Published May 2011.Read More
Bon Secours Virginia Health System has found that permitting employees to modify their schedules reduces their anxiety and stress.Read More
Employers like McLeod Health in South Carolina realize that their workers' financial worries are spilling into the workplace, hurting productivity and increasing absenteeism.Read More