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Work from Home While Parenting

Is Working From Home (Successfully) While Parenting Even Possible?

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.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

September 17, 2021

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Feeling Anxious At Work? These Natural Treatments May Be Just What You Need

Feeling Anxious At Work? These Natural Treatments May Be Just What You Need

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.

By: Emma Ascott

September 15, 2021

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Despite Remote Work Benefits, Some Struggle With Isolation

Despite Remote Work Benefits, Some Struggle With Isolation

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.

By: Emma Ascott

September 8, 2021

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70% Of Employees Say Remote Work Is Having A Positive Impact On Their Mental Health

70% Of Employees Say Remote Work Is Having A Positive Impact On Their Mental Health

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.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

September 1, 2021

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We Are Failing Young Workers, And Their Wellbeing Is Suffering

We Are Failing Young Workers, And Their Wellbeing Is Suffering

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.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

August 25, 2021

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The 12 Best Standing Desks for the Hybrid Workplace

The 12 Best Standing Desks for the Hybrid Workplace

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.

By: Kate Tattersfield

August 19, 2021

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Despite Working Remotely, 1 In 4 People Are Enduring Sexual Harassment: Here’s How To Drive It Out

Despite Working Remotely, 1 In 4 People Are Enduring Sexual Harassment: Here’s How To Drive It Out

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.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

August 18, 2021

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We Are Struggling. Why Can't We Be Honest About It At Work?

We Are Struggling. Why Can’t We Be Honest About It At Work?

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.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

August 11, 2021

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Improving Your Wellbeing 5 Minutes At A Time: A Q&A With Healthy Mind Innovations’ Peggy Panosh

Healthier People Make A Healthier Business: Get Started In Just 5 Minutes

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.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

August 4, 2021

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Wellness In The Workplace: Burnout From The Blurred Lines Of Work And Home

Wellness In The Workplace: Burnout From The Blurred Lines Of Work And Home

Stantec’s Heidi Dunn shares how to prevent employee burnout and keep company culture alive with choice and design.

By: Heidi Dunn

July 30, 2021

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Wellness Programs Aren’t Working, Is Toxic Workplace Culture To Blame?

Wellness Programs Aren’t Working, Is Toxic Workplace Culture To Blame?

The problem with many workplace wellbeing programmes is that they don’t tackle the root cause of most workplace stress — toxic company culture. 

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

July 28, 2021

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Feeling Stressed? Try Yoga

Feeling Stressed? Try Yoga (Yes, Seriously)

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.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

July 21, 2021

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It’s All About Communication! Maximizing Your Company’s Wellness Offerings

It’s All About Communication! Maximizing Your Company’s Wellness Offerings

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.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

July 14, 2021

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Gen Z: A Paycheck Is The “Bare Minimum” Of What Work Should Provide

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.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

July 7, 2021

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Substance Use Among Workers Has Increased Since The Pandemic

Substance Use Among Workers Has Increased Since The Pandemic

A recent report from LifeWorks found that drug use among Americans has increased since the pandemic.

By: Cecilia Amador de San José

June 30, 2021

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