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While growing up, many of us were told to “stand up straight!” and “watch your posture!” But what does proper posture really mean and what does it look like?
We all want to improve the productivity of our workers, but it can be difficult to know how to inspire higher quality work in less time.
Nearly every workplace can improve its productivity, and every workplace tries, but many fail because they are not trying to improve in the right areas.
A well-run company looks after its employees. That’s why any long-established business has a health benefits strategy program.
But what is a health benefits strategy program and what does it seek to accomplish?
Depression is one of the most common diseases that office workers face.
While it doesn't always manifest itself in a typical form, depression takes its toll on all those it affects.
Not only do wellness initiatives make your workplace more attractive for potential employees, but they can also improve the lifestyle and happiness of already tenured employees.
Wellness initiatives typically center around changing the workday and lifestyle of every employee to make their office a more enjoyable place to work five days a week.
Companies cannot force fitness programs on their employees or risk any adverse health conditions from over-exertion. Employees must take part in fitness programs of their own volition.
Even still, sedentary lifestyles can have long-term health effects on everyone. Helping to educate your employees on the health risk of sitting all day and providing physical solutions to these
Every business produces waste.
Regardless of your industry, regardless of the eco-friendly policies you have in place, your business produces waste of one kind or another.
Not only is producing excess waste bad for the environment, but it is also very expensive to haul away your company’s waste.
If you are looking to reduce your business’s bottom line or implement more eco-friendly policies, then reducing waste is one of the most effective actions you can take.
Over the past year, employers have begun to take both the mental and physical health of their employees more seriously.
According to the 2021 Future Benefits Study, 80% of employers say their company culture has been more accepting of mental health challenges in the last year, but only 59% of employers agree.
There is a disconnect between what employers are providing and what employees need.
For employers that want to better prioritize their employees’ health, this article will go over some strategies and tips to make the workplace healthier for both employers and employees.
It’s the dream of every small-town resident: a booming local economy rich with culture and opportunity.
The issue is that many local business owners and community managers find they don’t know what steps to take to increase the strength of their local economy.
In essence, the problem of a weak local economy comes down to two factors. First, local businesses are too focused on competing with other small businesses and they allow corporations to take up a large percentage of local revenue. Second, local businesses buy goods from large, global companies to reduce costs.
Both actions result in the deterioration of small businesses and the growth of outside corporations.
Whether you own a small business or one that operates on a larger scale, it is important to have a variety of different management software to ensure that your business is on pace to complete your goals.
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