17 Science-Backed Benefits of Taking Your Work Outdoors More

If you’re like the average person you spend most of your time indoors at work or at home. To complicate things more, most people spend a significant portion of their day sitting - according to Business Insider, 86% of workers sit...

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Survey: Health and Wellness… and the Office Candy Jar

Companies that aren’t focusing on employee health and wellness should consider giving the issue a rethink. In a recent survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam, more than half of Canadian HR managers (57%) reported their organization has decreased their health...

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Feeling Sick This Cold And Flu Season? Stay Home, Say Coworkers

Being under the weather isn't keeping workers out of the office, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam shows. While 82 per cent of human resources managers interviewed said their company encourages staff to stay home when they're sick, 85...

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How to Kickstart a Workplace Wellness Program

By Janice Bandick “Workplace wellness” has become somewhat of a trendy phrase. With the rise in start-up companies in North America and a shortage of skilled workers, the competition for top talent has become fiercer than ever. As a result,...

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New Study Says Shift Workers May Be Especially Vulnerable to Sleep Trouble

Special Promotional Features By Estelle Morrison There’s a lot of discussion in HR circles these days about the importance of a good night’s sleep, and the importance it plays into the overall scope of corporate health and wellness. Harvard researchers have...

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Fit Wellness into Your Workplace

By Sue MacPhail From the time they drive off in the morning until they set their feet back in their homes, Canadians spend on average 10.5 hours of their day at work or commuting1. With so much of an individual's...

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