While we can’t always avoid the challenges and set-backs we inevitably face in life and in business, we can take steps to strengthen our resilience to be better prepared for when the road gets bumpy.
Davis Lee, general manager of product engineering, displays and client peripherals at Dell, discusses how hot-desking can affect your health – and shares tips on how to best avoid future aches and pains.
Mental health problems make up the bulk of reasons behind absenteeism and presenteeism, so if you want to decrease both then first boost staff morale and wellbeing.
Triathlon involves three disciplines – swim, bike and run – which makes it perfect for a multisport programme because everyone can do something, so we’re getting employees to take part in them.
Much research has been dedicated to how staff pick up habits from business owners and management teams like “the common cold”. Taking care of your wellbeing is no different.
As researchers and engineers build robotic assistants and cure diseases with AI, it’s forgivable to assume humans are harnessing machines to become invincible. But there is one thing that remains unsolved. Living longer, and staying healthier.
Employees are more aware than ever of the personal and professional wellbeing benefits of a good work-life balance, and employers are seeing the improvements to retention, productivity and the morale of staff.
Physical and mental wellbeing is one of the most significant issues in the modern workplace, so providing your employees with more choice through tailored wellness packages is crucial for growth and retention.
Research by Unum and the Mental Health Foundation unveiled that by 2015 some 8.6m people aged 16 or older were prone to experiencing a common mental health problem. This, the two explained, included stress, depression and/or anxiety.
In terms of productivity, since every business is different, arguably there’s no one-size-fits-all answer.
Reed.co.uk is a well-established job site, running a marketing campaign equally as well-known. Who hasn’t heard of the knight in shining armour helping people love Mondays? Well, that same knight seems to be helping the company’s own workforce as well.
Almost a third of UK workers believe their productivity has suffered as a result of work-related stress and 44 per cent claim their motivation has suffered, and one in four thinks stress has held them back in their career.