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How Financial Stress Impacts Job Performance

By |February 5th, 2020|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

How financial stress impacts job performance. Financial stress makes it harder for employees to concentrate, problem-solve and collaborate with coworkers. Nearly 60 percent of Americans feel like their finances have taken control of their lives, according to research by Capital [...]

Employee Financial Wellness Statistics 2019

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , |

Employee financial wellness statistics 2019. New research looks at the spillover effect financial stress has on employee productivity. Greetings, New research by Morgan Stanley highlights the impact financial wellness has on employee productivity.  Nearly four in five employees (78 percent) [...]

2 Top Tips for Increasing Employee Productivity

By |April 9th, 2019|Categories: Featured - For Employers|Tags: , , , , , , , |

2 top tips for increasing employee productivity. Recent research from Cigna highlights rising employee stress and two areas employers can target to minimize worker stress and increase productivity. Stress was identified as a key employee health problem in the 2019 [...]

Do Flexible Work Schedules Work?

By |April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Featured - For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

Do flexible work schedules work? A new study by IWG found flex work policies are a key factor in winning the war for talent that benefits employers as much as it does employees. It’s official, flex work is the new [...]

How Do You Handle Management Issues?

By |March 18th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , |

How do you handle management issues? Rather than report it to HR, employees often discuss a manager’s failings amongst themselves, which negatively impacts productivity and job satisfaction. Eight in ten employees readily divulged what they believed to be their boss’ [...]

How Do Employees Pay for Unexpected Expenses?

By |January 21st, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , |

How do employees pay for unexpected expenses? Less than half use their savings and the rest turn to credit cards, personal loans, or borrow from friends and family, increasing debt and worsening financial stress. More than a third of U.S. [...]

Zombie Employees: Who Are They and What Do You Need to Know?

By |January 16th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , |

Zombie Employees: who are they and what do you need to know? This is the reason why employees are distracted, taking more time off and losing sleep. Financial stress keeps 40 percent of Americans up at night, according to a [...]

How to Support Mental Health at Work

By |January 8th, 2019|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , |

How to support mental health at work: Manage work-related mental illness risk factors and encourage employees to engage with available mental health programs and benefits for improved health and higher productivity. Nearly a quarter of U.S. workers have been diagnosed [...]

What Tops Financial Stress for Employees?

By |December 11th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

What tops financial stress for employees? Retirement and student loan debt, among other financial issues, worry employees enough to inhibit productivity, but financial wellness programs can help them take control and regain focus at work. John Hancock released their annual [...]

What’s Wrong With Wellness Program Incentives?

By |December 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What’s wrong with wellness program incentives? ROI isn’t proven, employees feel forced into participation, and worse, wellness programs can increase weight-based discrimination and stigma in the workplace, which results in increased obesity and decreased well-being. Workplace wellness programs have long [...]