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3 Tips for Digital Citizenship

Posted by Ulliance on Jul 17, 2019 10:57:30 AM

Digital Citizenship is more than just a teaching technique; it is a way to prep students/technology users for a society driven by technology. Digital citizenship is the continuously developing norms of appropriate, responsible and empowered technology use. 

The concept of Digital Citizenship has become an important area of educational knowledge not only in the United States but world wide. Whether referred to as digital citizenship, digital wellness or digital ethics, the issues remain the same: how should we act when we are using digital devices, interacting with others online, and what should be taught to help the next generation be better stewards when utilizing technology.

Children today are growing up in a different world from that which many of us remember from our childhoods. Technological advances have transformed the way kids live, learn and play. It is important for adults to adapt, too, to better prepare children to be smart and savvy digital citizens.

Good digital citizenship is about more than limited screen time or off-limits websites. It refers to appropriate, responsible and empowered use of technology. 

Even as new tech is developed, or more apps are released, the reasons for teaching good digital citizenship to children remain the same.

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Topics: learning, Ulliance, summertime, resources

To DEET or not to DEET? That is the Question.

Posted by Ulliance on Jul 1, 2019 11:51:22 AM

According to the Detroit Free Press, 2019 has had one of the wettest springs on record here in Michigan! And we all know, with more rain comes more mosquitoes. Currently, MI is predicted to have an above average mosquito season thanks to the wetter than normal conditions. With cookout season upon us, these menacing mosquitoes will be waiting to feast on us in droves. Protecting yourself from mosquito bites is imperative since they can carry diseases that cause severe symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea and even death.

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Topics: learning, Ulliance, summertime, resources

3 Proactive Steps to Combat Opioids in the Workplace

Posted by Ulliance on Jun 21, 2019 1:21:17 PM

Opioid Addiction Can Threaten Your Workforce ► Counter low productivity, higher health care costs, and distracted workers with these 3 steps.

The opioid crisis in the United States touches people from all walks of life. Every economic class, every race, every profession.

As opioid prescriptions increase, so, too, does addiction, abuse and overdose deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control, opioids were involved in 47,600 overdose deaths in 2017, accounting for 67.8 percent of all drug overdose fatalities. Employers across the country are working to curb the misuse of prescription opioids. With more employees falling victim to addiction, employers are seeing lower productivity, higher health care costs and fewer qualified
job applicants.

As more employees become addicted to opioids, manufacturing employers face a particularly high threat— given the risks associated with workers operating machinery and the environment of a manufacturing facility.

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Topics: opioids, substance or alcohol abuse, Compliance, drug testing

Healthy Chicken Taco Bowl

Posted by Ulliance on Jun 18, 2019 8:44:42 AM

Watch this healthy cooking video featuring Ulliance Chef Nicole and Ulliance Senior Wellness Account Manager, Christin. 📽️

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Topics: wellness programs, healthy cooking video, healthy recipes

Warning Signs of Overworked Employees

Posted by Ulliance on Jun 18, 2019 8:25:17 AM

More work. More hours. More stress.

When an organization or a manager continues to demand more and more from employees, those demands can often have effects opposite of the intention. Even if an employee manages to meet the ever-increasing expectations, chances are the extreme level of output is not sustainable.

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Topics: stress, Company Culture, burnout, Overworked

Ulliance Launches a NEW & Enhanced Website!

Posted by Ulliance on Jun 4, 2019 9:31:15 AM

We've been working hard behind the scenes to provide our users with a NEW, fresh WEBSITE that is full of resources for all of their workforce solution needs. 

Below are just a few of the resources you will find:

  • Explainer videos
  • ROI calculator
  • Human capital investment stats
  • Total well-being trends
  • Why investing in training is a good idea
  • AND MUCH MORE!
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Topics: employee assistance program, wellness, workplace, workplace wellbeing, the cost of employee turnover, happiness on the job, leadership training

Ulliance Healthy Cooking - Mini Frittatas

Posted by Ulliance on May 15, 2019 3:10:54 PM

Did you know that Frittata is a fancy word for Italian Omelet, and they are amazingly delicious! Chef Nicole joined our Wellness Account Manager, Christin Hasselbring in the kitchen to whip up a batch of Mini Spinach and Mushroom Frittatas—and you MUST try them. 

Watch the video and try these amazingly delicious mini spinach and mushroom frittatas for yourself. Enjoy!

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Topics: healthy cooking, cooking videos, healthy cooking video, healthy recipes

May is Mental Health Month

Posted by Ulliance on May 2, 2019 9:18:16 AM

Employees' Mental Health Has a Big Impact on the Workplace

One in five adults in the U.S. will experience a mental illness this year. That’s more than 43 million individuals suffering from a disorder that disrupts their personal life, impacts relationships and affects productivity at work[i].

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Topics: employee assistance program, workplace wellbeing, #RiseAbove, well-being, mental health awareness month

Ulliance Healthy Cooking - Energy Bars

Posted by Ulliance on Apr 12, 2019 11:13:19 AM

Watch the video and try these yummy, healthy energy bars for yourself. Enjoy!

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Topics: healthy cooking, cooking videos, healthy cooking video, healthy recipes

The Building Blocks of Success: Opening the Dialogue on Effective Leadership

Posted by Ulliance on Apr 12, 2019 8:20:22 AM

 


What defines business success? Is it innovation or revenue, or perhaps the satisfaction of an organization’s customers or people? No matter how you define it, many would agree the world’s most successful companies are built upon the foundation of strong leaders and effective teams.

In recent years, along with a rapidly evolving workforce, organizations have been prompted to invest more than ever in developing their people, particularly those in leadership roles. Businesses are operating with fewer employees and a new generation is occupying an increasing number of jobs across a variety of functions. In many cases, those in leadership roles may not be equipped with the skill sets needed to cultivate a healthy work environment for their teams. However, contrary to the popular phrase “great leaders are born, not made,” most individuals are capable of becoming an effective leader through continuing education and development.

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Topics: manager training, Employee training, leadership training

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