May 27, 2021
By: Kevin Gardner
Do you want to assist your employees unlock their full potential? Well, then show them your genuine care. However, if you are already doing plenty of it, then consider the fact that 31% of employees perceive their bosses as being unappreciative of them. In 2015, a study on the well-being of employees by O.C. Tanner Institute reported a five-point average rating by employees on their life at work out of the ten-point scale. They reported having realized insignificant improvement in their well-being within the five years.
However, when you invest the time to acknowledge your employee’s efforts and show them that they are a high priority, they will be happier, more present and productive. The benefit of it all is that it is a win-win situation. A happy and satisfied employee exhibits high morale, better customer service and high levels of productivity. Don’t you want to be the beneficiary? Here are 4 key aspects to accomplish this:
VPPPA has partnered with the experts at MindWise Innovations to present a monthly article addressing issues and questions that members might be hesitant to ask about. These columns will address your concerns about mental health, substance abuse, brain injuries, family issues, and more.
May 20, 2021
By: Nicole Scherr, MindWise Innovations
Your life is rooted in the digital world, and it's time to bring your mental health game there, too. For Mental Health Awareness Month, our staff has curated a knowledge base of our most-loved digital mental health resources: apps, blog posts, podcasts, and more to bring help bring meaningful and mindful mental health support systems to your fingertips.
May 13, 2021
By: Bollé Safety
Our modern world is flooded with artificial light. We over illuminate our homes and workplaces, bright streetlights and signage line our roads, and now the glowing screens of our mobile devices follow us everywhere we go. The development of artificial light allowed us to work longer, sleep later, and facilitates our 24hr entertainment culture.
May 6, 2021
By: Rocio Espinoza
Whether you’re a freelancer, business owner, or direct employee, working from home is a fantastic way to avoid some common office headaches. You won’t have to sit in traffic every day, and there’s no more water cooler gossip and office drama to contend with. But working from home also presents unique challenges, especially if it’s new to you. Thankfully, with a few simple adjustments, you’ll be able to stay productive, happy and avoid fatigue while working remotely. So if you’re wondering how to maintain — or improve — your productivity at home, keep reading.
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