Monthly Archives: July 2015

6 Tips to Improve Leadership Skills

Strong leaders are often thought of as outgoing and dominant, but there are a number of ways for those with “quiet” personalities to lead effectively. Good listening skills, the ability to thrive in collaborative environments, and openness to new ideas … Continue reading

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Employee Benefits Buzz: News and Trends for the Week of 7/27/2015

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Wellness News: 3 Keys to Motivating Multi-Generational Teams in the Workplace http://www.eremedia.com/tlnt/3-keys-to-motivating-multi-generational-teams-in-the-workplace/ Tech Insights: Measuring What Matters, or How HR Should Evaluate EAPs http://www.eremedia.com/tlnt/tech-insights-measuring-what-matters-or-how-hr-should-evaluate-eaps/ Depression-related EAP calls jump by 40% http://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/hro/news/1152743/depression-related-eap-calls-jump-by-40 7 Job Perks You … Continue reading

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Sunscreen Myths Debunked

Clear up misunderstandings about sunscreen to protect yourself this summer! 1) I can skip it – UVA and UVB rays can still cause sun damage on cloudy days. Apply sunscreen whether you will be outside for 15 minutes or 5 … Continue reading

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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BUZZ: NEWS AND TRENDS FOR THE WEEK OF 7/20/2015

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Wellness News:  4 Things To Know About Employee Happiness (And Why It’s Important) http://www.eremedia.com/tlnt/4-things-to-know-about-employee-happiness-and-why-its-important/ Tailor wellness programs to individual workforces for maximum effect http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150719/NEWS03/307199976/employee-wellness-programs-should-be-tailored-to-individual-business?tags=%7C63%7C74%7C307%7C257 Want High Performance? Make Sure You Treat Your Employees Like Adults … Continue reading

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Tips to Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses

Beyond skin damage, overexposure to the sun can lead to illness and even death. Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable yet over 600 people succumb to extreme heat annually. Extreme heat can affect the body by causing very high body … Continue reading

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Employee Benefits Buzz: News and Trends for the Week of 7/13/2015

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Wellness News: The Deloitte Millennial Survey 2015 http://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/about-deloitte/articles/millennialsurvey.html The Growing Business Value Of Employee Mental Health http://www.eremedia.com/tlnt/the-growing-business-value-of-employee-mental-health/ 5 Fun Employee Benefits Big Companies Offer and You Can Too http://www.business2community.com/human-resources/5-fun-employee-benefits-big-companies-offer-and-you-can-too-01268109#wf8q5xrXmVmYGTvx.99 Your Employees Will Love You for … Continue reading

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Exercise Safely in the Summer Heat

On hot and humid summer days, stepping outside feels more like walking into the sauna! It is possible to stay active and healthy in warm weather if you follow some of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s recommendations … Continue reading

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Veteran Connection: 5 ways veterans stand out in a job interview

Recently I had the pleasure of listening to a big box store executive give a talk to a group of transitioning soldiers about what type of employees their particular company hires, with specifics on who they are looking for and … Continue reading

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Learn the ABCDE’s of Skin Cancer

Even if you are diligent about applying sunscreen and wearing protective gear all summer, it is important to regularly examine your skin from head-to-toe. Self-exams help you to become familiar with your skin and identify and potential skin cancers early. … Continue reading

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Practice Food Safety to Prevent Foodborne Illness

The CDC estimates that 76 million Americans get sick from food-related illness every year. More than 300,000 end up hospitalized and about 5,000 die each year from foodborne illness. Food-related illness can put a damper on outdoor barbecues and picnics. … Continue reading

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