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5 Ways of Letting Healthcare Workers Know You’ve Got Their Backs

Apr 17, 2019 1:52:45 PM / by Kathryn Lynch-Morin posted in the cost of employee turnover, employee retention, happiness on the job, Employee training

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Reduce Employee Burnout

Try these 5 ways of letting healthcare workers know you’ve got their backs.

Caring for others, while very rewarding, can be taxing work.

 Worker burnout, the syndrome caused by feelings of emotional exhaustion at work, poses a serious risk to the healthcare industry. Studies from the Mayo Clinic and the American Medical Association have found that burnout rates among healthcare providers are high—and continuing to rise.

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Internships are the new “entry level” position

Apr 12, 2019 8:19:05 AM / by Ulliance posted in training, Employee Engagement, the cost of employee turnover, employee retention, happiness on the job, Employee training

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During the summer months, organizations groom college students into future executives through summer internship programs. These young, up and coming professionals seek practical knowledge in their preferred industry. In the 1980s, only 3 percent of college students completed an internship before graduation.[i] Flash forward to the 2010s…according to a National Association of Colleges and Employees survey[ii], 52.5 percent of graduating college seniors reported working internships during their college careers.


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Move It, Move It! Businesses benefit when employees get regular physical activity.

Feb 26, 2019 1:38:47 PM / by Kathryn Lynch-Morin posted in employee assistance program, wellness, Nicotine cessation, quit snmoking, corporate smoking cessation programs, workplace wellbeing, comliance, well-being, the cost of employee turnover, employee retention

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Modern-day technology and gadgets have made our lives and work easier—but these marvels have also made it much easier for us to sit. A lot.

As our lives become more sedentary, the risks associated with physical inactivity increase. According to one study, physical inactivity shortens life expectancy and increases the risk of many undesirable health conditions, including heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and breast and colon cancers. 

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More Is Needed Than an Apple a Day

Feb 21, 2019 10:34:43 AM / by Kathryn Lynch-Morin posted in wellness programs, cooking videos, workplace wellbeing, well-being, the cost of employee turnover

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Teachers, their students and their school districts benefit from wellness programs.

We already know employee absenteeism hurts productivity and increases health care and other costs, but those effects are magnified when the employee is a teacher.

Teachers get sick just like the rest of us. But when they do need to take a sick day, school districts end up paying the absent teacher and shelling out cash for a substitute. Pay for subs can run $130 a day in some states, and sometimes more, if the substitute is highly experienced or needed long term. A 2018 study from Excellent Schools PA found that absent teachers in Pennsylvania, which has one of the highest teacher absentee rates in the nation, cost the state an average of $114 million per year.

And, while sick days aren’t entirely avoidable, there are ways to help teachers take control of their well-being.

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Improve Employee Retention

Jan 8, 2019 8:08:47 AM / by Ulliance posted in Sexual Harassment awareness training, the cost of employee turnover, employee retention, manager training

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Apply these 3 practices to reduce worker turnover, saving time and money

In business, turnover is a four-letter word—and for good reason. High employee turnover wastes time and money.

A study from Employee Benefit News found it costs 30-50 percent of a worker’s salary to hire a replacement —and this percentage can rise as high as 400 percent depending upon the level of the position.

But there’s good news. After analyzing 240,000 exit and employee interviews, the Work Institute found that 75 percent of the reasons employees left could have been prevented by the employer. The three most prevalent reasons for leaving are also some of the easier and less costly issues to tackle: career development, work-life balance and management behavior.

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