The season doesnt have to leave you tired, cranky, bloated and broke, says Richard Bedrosian, director of behavioral health for Wellness & Prevention, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company. He advises that the following tips can keep you less stressed and make you more fulfilled. [Images: Fotolia]
Dave Albertson, the editorial director of SourceMedias Healthcare Group, died on Sunday, November 24, from heart disease.
While the internet makes holiday shopping more convenient, its not without risks. Employees will likely squeeze Christmas, Hanukkah and holiday shopping sessions throughout Cyber Monday. Keep those company computers and laptops safe by passing along these safety suggestions to workers. Here are five tips from USA.gov on what to know before shopping online this holiday season. Help protect yourself and your finances as you search for that perfect gift. [Images: Shutterstock]
Helen Darling will be stepping down as CEO and president of the National Business Group on Health at the end of April. Stepping into her shoes will be Brian Marcotte, currently vice president of compensation and benefits at Honeywell.
Last week marked the 100th birthday of the late French writer and philosopher Albert Camus, who, in his seminal essay The Myth of Sisyphus compared the modern worker to the Greek figure condemned by the gods to spend eternity painstakingly rolling a boulder up a hill, only to see it roll back down again. The workman of today works every day of his life at the same task, Camus wrote, and his fate is no less absurd.
What I really believe is that no company in the corporate wellness space is truly taking advantage of the power of mobile technology to build mobile-first wellness programs for employees and corporations, says Dr. Rajiv Kumar, ShapeUps founder and CEO.
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would ban workplace and hiring bias on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, finally passed the Senate today. Its future in the GOP-controlled House is less certain.
Despite the high value that employees and employers place on career advancement opportunities, many organizations say their career management program efforts are falling short, according to a new survey from consulting firm Towers Watson. [Images: Shutterstock]
Job interview errors arent just a problem for entry-level applicants. Sometimes a spell on the C suite can render highly qualified talent underprepared for the job search process. You cant assume that the tactics that worked on your job search three (or 30) years ago will work this time around. The rise of social media and the aggressive hiring market have led to conditions where even the most desirable applicants can falter. And dont assume that you have an edge just because youre comfortable on the other side of a job interview, either. [Images: Shutterstock]
Now that summer vacations are distant memories, work stress threatens to stifle employee productivity and mood as they work the long fall haul until the holidays. Stress has been called the health epidemic of the 21st century by the World Health Organization and is estimated to cost American businesses up to $300 billion a year. Here are seven examples of employer programs that make their workers smile and help alleviate stress. [Images: Shutterstock]
Small business owners are more hopeful about the national economy and less concerned about systemic threats to their businesses, according to the Hartford, but more rate their risk-taking as conservative.
The lights are out at the federal government, but what implications does the shutdown have for employers who have daily business to pursue with the federal government and agencies? EBN looked closely at employment and benefits-related issues hampered by the shutdown. Consider yourself lucky not to be the single employee left handling labor management issues as is the case at one mostly darkened federal agency.
From Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayers decision to end work-from-home arrangements at her company earlier this year to CultureRx founder Jody Thompsons assertion during a keynote speech at last months Benefits Forum & Expo that a flexible schedule is an oxymoron, flexible work has had its share of the spotlight recently. Shani Magosky, an executive coach and owner of Vitesse Consulting, believes flexible work solutions can and do work with proper strategy and execution. Here are the remaining six elements she recommends for a successful flexible workplace. [Images: Shutterstock]
From Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayers decision to end work-from-home arrangements at her company earlier this year to CultureRx founder Jody Thompsons assertion during a keynote speech at last months Benefits Forum & Expo that a flexible schedule is an oxymoron, flexible work has had its share of the spotlight recently. Shani Magosky, an executive coach and owner of Vitesse Consulting, believes flexible work solutions can and do work with proper strategy and execution. Here are 15 elements five strategy-focused, 10 execution-focused she recommends for a successful flexible workplace. [Images: Shutterstock]
Would you hire job applicants who sang their interview, dressed as a clown, or printed their resume on a chocolate bar? CareerBuilder surveyed hiring managers and human resource professionals nationwide to share the most memorable methods candidates have used to stand out from the crowd, and whether their creativity got them hired. Here are six examples of what worked and eight that didn't from their survey conducted by Harris Interactive and EBN readers. [Images: Shutterstock]