Category: Absenteeism

5 Fall Workplace Wellness Activities to Implement this Quarter

When your employees are healthy, they’re usually happier. That means they’re more likely to come to work and do a good job in the positions they’ve been hired to fill. Fewer instances of absenteeism means less likelihood of employee turnover and greater efficiency in the workplace overall. And fall is the perfect time to try […]

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Smoking Cessation & Workplace Wellness

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With November designated Lung Cancer Awareness Month, it is the perfect time to consider how smoking impacts your workplace. As an employer, part of your responsibilities include ensuring a safe working environment. Indoor air quality contributes to this. You might consider how a smoking cessation program or a tobacco policy may help your organization.

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High Stress Linked to Mental Disorders

More Job Demands Can Mean More Sick Days Employees with high job demands and high job strain are more prone to mental disorders and resulting in increased absence and sick leave according to a study in the August Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Lisa Mater, MMSc, of Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, and colleagues used data collected from […]

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Why Presenteeism Might be Worse Than Absenteeism – And How to Fix This

Sick Woman

Many workplaces consider absenteeism to be a big issue that affects the company’s bottom line. However, it may be that presenteeism is just as big of a problem. In fact, presenteeism may be an even larger issue than absenteeism. Here’s what employers should know about this phenomenon — and how a sound workplace wellness program […]

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