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Survey 30 Percent of Managers Under More Stress

September 22, 2010
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The survey also found that 28 percent of respondents expect their anxiety levels to rise in the coming year. Sixty-four percent said it would be about the same.
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10 Tips for Helping Employees With Aging Parents

April 28, 2010
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Employees who are caregivers for aging parents need all the help they can get. Here are some steps employers can take to assist them—and keep up productivity at the same time.
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Most Employers Arent Combating Workplace Stress

December 1, 2009
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A report by Watson Wyatt Worldwide and the National Business Group on Health finds that while health and productivity management programs are keeping health care costs and absenteeism down, employers aren’t acting to relieve the stress of employees’ long hours and fear of job loss. Such stressors could affect productivity as companies try to bounce back from the recession.
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Some EAPs Find That Online Therapy Clicks With Clients

November 2, 2009
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Internet-based counseling and behavioral health services are finding their way into company employee assistance programs alongside in-person and telephone-based therapies. The services use a variety of Internet-related platforms, including e-mail, instant messaging, live chat and, in some cases, Skype video calls or other Internet-based videoconferencing.
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Employers Grapple With Rise in Workplace Suicides

August 31, 2009
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Educating employees on signs a colleague is considering suicide is a key element in its prevention, observers say.
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Employers Help New Parents Transition Back to Work

December 8, 2008
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A growing number of companies are offering services to help new parents transition back to being productive workers after taking leave.
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TOOL Helping Employees With Adoption

September 30, 2008
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No doubt some of your employees have adopted children, are considering it or are going through the process. Can you help them understand the ins and outs, the legalities, the benefits and other important issues? The U.S. Office of Personnel Management offers several resources in its 'Adoption Benefits Guide.'
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C-Suite July

August 19, 2008
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C-Suite July
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