The coronavirus pandemic has created the perfect opportunity for employers to rethink how they support parents. While paid parental leave is a good start, working parents need more than that, they need ongoing support from their employers.
September 17, 2021
Treatment for anxiety doesn’t need to solely consist of prescribed medication; there are other natural and proven ways to reduce or eliminate anxiety, such as mind-body techniques, supplements and calming teas. Many methods to reduce anxiety can be performed in the workplace.
September 15, 2021
In the world of remote work, people are having to figure out what best works for them. Employees who are used to working in an office/group setting may feel lonely and isolated with the new remote work model. If they feel they lack the desired connection with peers, they become emotionally detached from the organization and its success.
September 8, 2021
According to new research, 70% of surveyed employees say that working from home has had a positive impact on their mental health. This is partly due to reducing commuting time and avoiding workplace conflict. But what workers really value is choice over where and how to work.
September 1, 2021
Young workers feel they are facing dwindling employment prospects as a result of the pandemic. They feel they are missing out on skills, qualifications, and the opportunity to build networks that could further their career. According to new research, this is also impacting their wellness.
August 25, 2021
With so many standing desk options out there, it can be tough to choose the right one for you. This guide should help you find the right one based on your specific needs.
August 19, 2021
More than 1 in 4 people experience unwelcome sexual behavior via online channels while working remotely, according to a new report. One of the co-authors of the report spoke with Allwork.Space to share learnings on how companies can create safer workplace environments, both remote and in-person.
August 18, 2021
Workers are hiding their anxieties. ‘Pleasanteeism’ is one of the reasons we struggle to normalize speaking about mental health, but with 26% of workers struggling to cope at work, companies must work to remove the barriers that exist to getting support for mental health.
August 11, 2021
Our wellbeing impacts our performance at work, so it’s in everyone’s best interest to achieve an optimal level of wellbeing. In this Q&A, Peggy Panosh, CEO at Healthy Minds Innovations (HMI) explains the science of wellbeing and how to improve your own personal wellness with just 5 minutes each day.
August 4, 2021
Stantec’s Heidi Dunn shares how to prevent employee burnout and keep company culture alive with choice and design.
July 30, 2021
The problem with many workplace wellbeing programmes is that they don’t tackle the root cause of most workplace stress — toxic company culture.
July 28, 2021
Organizations are continuing to add stress management strategies to their wellbeing programs, including yoga. Why? Because research shows that yoga, meditation, and regulated breathing significantly reduces stress. Here’s how employees and employers alike stand to benefit from workplace yoga programs.
July 21, 2021
Employees are not taking advantage of wellness programs, even when they’re readily available to them. The problem lies in communication. Without it, workers simply aren’t taking up the benefits on offer – which does nothing to support their wellbeing. Here’s how to resolve it.
July 14, 2021
For young workers, work is a place to find meaning, mentorship, and growth. However, there is a big disconnect between what they need and what employers are offering. Gen Z are not only looking for good bosses; they’re looking for mentors and coaches that will help them become the best version of themselves.
July 7, 2021
A recent report from LifeWorks found that drug use among Americans has increased since the pandemic.
June 30, 2021