South Florida companies named to ‘Best Workplaces for Millennials’

Every workplace wants to attract Millennials – and some South Florida employers have won national recognition while achieving the goal. Marcia Pounds writes for the Sun Sentinel that “For its efforts, Ultimate Software emerged atop the 2017 list of 100 “Best Workplaces for Millennials” compiled by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine.” “This is[…]

Workplace stress may make you eat unhealthy, proper sleep can help undo the damage

Experts believe that stress can alter body’s response and processes in a way that makes us take dietary decisions accordingly. NDTV.com reports, “A recent study conducted by the experts at the Michigan State University, US notes that stress at workplace may lead to making unhealthy food choices and may trigger a host of lifestyle issues[…]

Millennials, work, and the art of confidence and patience

When workplace changes are upon us, the adage of being comfortably uncomfortable is not so easy to do, and it’s especially important for leadership to communicate regularly and honestly during these times. Kate Goodwin writes for the Calgary Herald, “For millennials, a generation beginning to occupy more responsibility in the workplace, being in a space[…]

Mental Health Foundation backs campaign to get more pets into NZ workplaces to reduce stress

In an article for the New Zealand Herald, Brittany Keogh writes that New Zealand bosses who want a more engaged, productive and healthy workforce have been told to let staff bring their four-legged friends to work. Keogh writes, “The Mental Health Foundation is backing a campaign to get more pets into New Zealand workplaces due[…]

Former President of AFT Vermont Launches New Leadership Firm

According to an article by VTDigger.com, Ben Johnson, former union president, launched a new firm on June 13 called Progressive Labor Solutions (PLS). PLS will provide services to management and the leadership team that will help them more effectively deal with union negotiations, plan for the possibility of a union coming to its workplace, help[…]

Workplace well-being is now embedded in the very bricks and mortar of the building

Well-being is about business ethics, recruitment and retention, productivity, physical and mental health, work-life balance, absenteeism and the management of a flexible workforce, and all the other things that underpin the success and health of an organization and each individual. In an article for Workplace Insight, Sion Davies writes, “For some time now, the debate[…]