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The Importance Of A Chief Wellness Officer

Wellness in the workplace is not a passing trend; it’s a vital part of ensuring employees are performing at their best and a Chief Wellness Officer could guarantee that.

July 8, 2020

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Re-Entry Anxiety Is Real, Here’s What You Can Do To Soothe The Nerves

Some people are eager to get out and about, while others prefer to stay at home for fear of contracting COVID-19. If you are not yet ready to ‘go back to normal’ and if you are feeling anxious about spending time away from home, or going to the workplace, these 5 strategies can help.

July 8, 2020

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The Workplace Operator Readiness Council Publishes Return-to-Office Playbook

The Workplace Operator Readiness Council (WORC) is a global coalition of workplace operators and advisors that are developing return-to-office guidelines in collaboration with health experts. WORC’s ‘return to office playbook’ offers detailed guidance to help flexible office operators re-open safely.

July 7, 2020

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Wellness In The Workplace Is Vital

The health of employees is vital for a successful company, and reconfiguring design to include biophilia, natural lighting and integrating technology could be the key.

July 6, 2020

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Beyond Hand Sanitiser: TOG’s Head Of Design On Reimagining The Flexible Workspace

The Office Group’s Head of Design, Nasim Köerting’s shares how flexible workspace operators can integrate these practical safety measures with a space that looks and feels beautiful.

July 2, 2020

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Big Changes Need To Be Made To Encourage Office Distancing

A new report from VergeSense, a workplace design consultant, has revealed that companies will need to do more than closing shared areas to encourage distancing.

July 1, 2020

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How Technology Can Help Create Healthy Buildings

A healthy building supports our physical, psychological, and social health and wellbeing, according to the WHO. These spaces have the potential to improve company performance, as well as enabling a safe return to work during the pandemic.

July 1, 2020

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Nudges Could Make Workplace Choices Healthier

The nudge theory aims to make healthy choices in the workplace easier by making better choices the default option and using timed reminders to encourage healthy habits.

June 30, 2020

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Survey From Office Space In Town Highlights Wellness Impact Of Remote Work

Research from flexible office company, Office Space In Town, highlights the long-term health and safety concerns of working at home. The research also found that 95% of respondents favour a return to the office following the development of a vaccine.

June 30, 2020

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How to Shine at Your Brightest and Give People the Best of You | Jamie Shapiro

Jamie Shapiro, author of ‘Brilliant’, lives by the mantra “don’t give people what’s left of you, give people the best of you”. Connecting the dots between leadership and wellbeing, Jamie focuses on the importance of first looking after yourself to enable you to become a brilliant leader.

June 26, 2020

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Connecting The Dots Between Leadership And Wellbeing

Too often leaders fail to model wellness behavior, which leads to energy depletion and burnout across the organization. Jamie Shapiro, author of Brilliant, emphasizes the need for leaders to “walk the talk” on wellness and introduces the idea that “to be our best leaders, we need to have a foundation of wellbeing in the workplace.”

June 24, 2020

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How To Identify Employee Burn-out And Keep It At Bay

New research suggests that workplace stress is on the up and it’s being compounded by the pandemic. The onus is on employers, not individual workers, to manage workplace stress — even if the workplace is at home. These tips offer some guidance on how to do it.

June 24, 2020

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3 Ways Technology Is Transforming Wellbeing

Healthtech offers a huge yet currently untapped opportunity to use technology to improve wellness, both for in-office and remote workers. Access to resources, better communication, and the use of ‘telemedicine’ are just three ways healthtech can transform our wellbeing.

June 17, 2020

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Workplace Wellness Initiatives May Be Useless

A two-year study from the University of Illinois revealed that the school’s workplace wellness program had little to no impact on the health or productivity of employees.

June 16, 2020

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Transitioning Back To The Office Without Risking Health And Safety

Company leaders need to have a carefully executed plan for returning to the workplace and keep in mind the fears, safety and physical and mental health of employees.

June 10, 2020

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