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Persuading Workers to Use Their Health and Wellness Apps
October 2021 Virtual Conference

Persuading Workers to Use Their Health and Wellness Apps

“You’ll probably hear me speak a lot about the collaborative efforts,” said Heather Sheldon, a senior sales executive at Blackbaud, a company that makes software for nonprofits and organizations oriented toward social impact. “Because that’s a really important piece of understanding a holistic approach to supporting your employees. It’s not just one area.” Employers had […]

BY Emily McCrary-Ruiz-Esparza | November 8, 2021

How a Personal Struggle Led to a Company Culture of Well-being
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How a Personal Struggle Led to a Company Culture of Well-being

We tend to perceive the Great Resignation and burnout as collective events, since they’ve been so pervasive, but it helps to keep in mind that they are a series of individual ordeals. James Kinney went through a struggle of his own that now helps shape the corporate culture of well-being at the ad agency Ogilvy, […]

BY Angelica Frey | November 4, 2021

Stress: What You Can Do to Help Your Workers Relieve It
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Stress: What You Can Do to Help Your Workers Relieve It

The pandemic may be easing, but the stress for workers carries on. Uncertainty may be the worst part of it: Are we back in the office–or not? Should my younger kids get vaccinated? Does my manager understand how shorthanded we are? Can we plan a vacation? “People still have anxiety, they still are having trouble […]

BY Michael Stahl | October 30, 2021

How to Create a ‘Whole Person’ Workplace
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How to Create a ‘Whole Person’ Workplace

Throughout 2019, Scott Behson was busy drafting his next book, with the planned title The Family-Forward Workplace. But when Covid-19 hit, Behson, a professor of management at Fairleigh Dickinson University and a national expert on work and family issues, completely shifted gears. The workplace was changing in dramatic ways, he knew, and the book needed […]

BY Emily Nonko | October 29, 2021

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