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How to Support an Employee Who Has a Chronic Illness

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Most workplaces aren't set up to deal with the reality of employees who experience chronic, progressive or fluctuating illness. By supporting these employees, employers can minimize loss of skills and help employees maintain a high quality of life.
The business case for employee wellness programs is clear. How do the best ones succeed in improving employees’ well-being and, consequently, the business’ bottom line? Let’s examine the key characteristics of wellness programs that achieve both...
From fitness trackers to smart glasses to head-mounted displays (HMDs), the wearable technology industry has boomed in recent years. In fact, Gartner predicts that worldwide shipments of wearable devices will reach 225 million this year.

Expert Perspectives on Health and Safety Training

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The health and safety of employees, customers and partners is of paramount importance, regardless of the industry you work in. Unfortunately, the training that supports well-being and risk management is often unengaging and can fail to hit the mark.

Keep Social Noise at Bay

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The realization might have crept up on you slowly over the past several months or, more likely, years: It is becoming harder to command the attention of your audience. Regardless of training, it seems as if more learners have difficulty paying attention.
More work hours don’t mean higher production rates. In fact, long hours at the office can turn into workaholism, which devastates productivity. Too often, however, managers see overworked or burnt-out employees as unmotivated.