Survey: Organizational Change Linked to Physical and Mental Health Sick Leave

Research by Morneau Shepell found that organizational changes have led to employees taking sick leave from work. In a recent survey of employees and employers across Canada, nearly half (46 per cent) of employees have taken time off work...

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Improve Workplace Wellness and Reduce Employee Stress With a Little Curiosity

Francesca Gino once said, "When we are curious, we view tough situations more creatively and have less defensive reactions to stress.” Every year at our CPHR BC & Yukon HR Conference + Tradeshow in Vancouver, we see an array of...

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The Cost (and How to Counter) the Stress of 24/7/365

Your cell phone buzzes on a Thursday evening in the midst of family time. You answer and once again, off hours, are swept into work mode, compelled by the responsibilities of your professional role. Sounds familiar? Driven by technology, time...

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Presenteeism: Physical Presence Doesn’t Equal Positive Workplace Production

By Cristina Lavecchia A national study by Morneau Shepell has indicated that more employees than employers view presenteeism as a serious issue in their workplace. What is presenteeism? It is defined as the time employees spend at work while not productively engaged...

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