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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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: 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 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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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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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 Part 5: Richard Branson’s Video on Work-Life Balance

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Employee Engagement Part 5: Richard Branson Interview About Creating Work-life Balance : In our extremely busy lives, we sometimes forget just how important our family time is and also how important it is to have boundaries and work-life balance. In this video interview, Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group, talks about how he has […]

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