Fun Fact Friday: The Best Workers Drink Water

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Did you know that: “Water = Your Best Worker! We all know that we should drink more water, but did you know that just a 2% drop in hydration levels can lead to difficulty focusing on the computer screen, short term memory problems and difficulty completing basic tasks. Hiring that water machine could be the […]

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Fun Fact Friday: 8 Great Ways to Have Fun at Work

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8 Great Ways to Have Fun at Work: Create a fun work environment: Personalize your work space, Put up fun signs, Make the Staff Room and Break areas fun and user friendly The Daily Dose of Fun Share fun facts, fun quotes, jokes and one liners Bring in handheld puzzles, props or gadgets Have lolly […]

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Workplace Wednesday: January Wellness Series: Mind Wellness in the Workplace.

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January Wellness Series: Mind Wellness in the Workplace. This month we are looking at the various aspects of workplace wellness from a holistic approach. This means looking at how the body, mind and spirit all factor in to your wellness. This week we are focusing on Mind Wellness in the workplace. What does Mind Wellness […]

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Fun Fact Friday: Top 10 Reasons for having Fun at Work

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Fun Fact Friday…emphasis on Fun…Top 10 Reasons for having Fun at Work By David Koutsoukis 10 top reasons for having fun at work…Benefits for employers, managers and leaders Having fun in your workplace will help you to: 1. Develop a positive staff culture 2. Boost morale and motivation 3. Build relationships – employee/employee, management/employee and […]

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Workplace Wednesday: January Wellness in the Workplace Series: Body Wellness in the Workplace.

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Wellness in the Workplace Series: Body Wellness in the Workplace: This month we will be looking at the various aspects of workplace wellness from a holistic approach. We will be focusing this week on Body Wellness in the workplace. When we think about wellness the first thing we think of is the wellness aspects that […]

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Fun Fact Friday: Do you know the average absenteeism rate?

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Do you know the average absenteeism rate per employee per year in Canada? The overall average absenteeism rate for all industries combine is 9.3 days per employee per year. Private Sector-8.2 Public Sector -12.9 Top five industries are: Healthcare and social services-14.0 Public administration-12.8 Transportation and warehousing-12.3 Business, building and support services-10.1 Educational services-9.4 The […]

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Workplace Wednesday: January Wellness in the Workplace Series: What is Wellness in the Workplace?

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Welcome to our January Workplace Wellness Series. This month we will be looking at the various aspects of workplace well from a holistic approach. We will be focusing first on what is workplace wellness and what are the benefits. Then weekly we will be focusing on a different part of workplace wellness: the body, the […]

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Workplace Wednesday-Employee Engagement – Who’s Sinking Your Boat?

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Workplace Wednesday-Employee Engagement Video by The Employee Engagement Group The attached video about employee engagement is very informative. It gives a good description of employee engagement, the reasons why it is important and the potential problems if your employees are not engaged. Bob Kelleher CEO of The Employee Engagement Group posted this video that packs […]

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Workplace Wednesday: Employee Motivation-How do we motivate our employees for success?

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Employee Motivation-How do we motivate our employees for success? Today let’s discuss employee motivation. We will look at a few of the many motivational theories and their relationship to job performance. One of the most well known theories is Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Abraham Maslow asserted that people are motivated to achieve their needs in […]

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