Workplace Wednesday: Allergies in the Workplace

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Allergies in the Workplace: Today let’s discuss some strategies for how to handle some basic allergies in the workplace. More and more employees are suffering from food allergies than ever before. There are the food allergies, like peanuts and gluten; scent allergies like perfume and smoke and chemical allergies like latex. Health Canada reports that […]

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Workplace Wednesday: How Leaders Can Develop a Triple Focus

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How Leaders Can Develop a Triple Focus with Daniel Goleman: Daniel Goleman speaks to the topic of How Leaders can focus on three things to be great leaders. The first is tuning into and managing themselves. Self-reflection is so important to identifying and changing barriers that leaders create for their teams. Secondly, they need to […]

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Workplace Wednesday: Alcohol in the Workplace

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For this week’s Workplace Wednesday let’s look at alcohol in the work place. Drinking alcohol can have socio-economic effects and cost organization a lot of money. On the International Centre for Alcohol Policies Website, (http://www.icap.org/PolicyTools/ICAPBlueBook/BlueBookModules/22AlcoholandtheWorkplace/tabid/542/Default.aspx) they summarize the topic as follows: • Lost productivity—often as a result of absenteeism, poor job performance, accidents and injuries, […]

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Workplace Wednesday: January Wellness Series: Spirituality in the Workplace

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Workplace Wednesday: Spirituality in the Workplace Welcome to our last in the January Wellness Series. In this blog we will discuss what role spirituality plays in the workplace. The experts are always saying that spirituality and religion have no place in business. It is true that we should never make decisions based on someone’s religious […]

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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: Tips for Hiring Top Talent

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Tips for Hiring Top Talent Hiring the right people with the right talent in the right way is extremely important in today’s competitive marketplace. It is one aspect of business that often people think is easier than it is. They think, “I’ll just put an advertisement together and post it somewhere, look at the resumes […]

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