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Well-Being

Expanding Your Wellness Program: Financial Well-Being

April 11, 2018

When you think about wellness programs in the workplace, do you think of physical activity, health screenings, or lowering health insurance costs? While all of these things are very important, well-being includes so much more than physical health; it also includes financial, social, and mental health. In a three part blog series, I will be taking a deeper dive into why employers should offer a more holistic wellness program approach to include financial, social, and mental well-being.

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Benefits, Well-Being

Your Money Line: A Groundbreaking Tool for Employee Financial Wellness

April 4, 2018

The party was going so well, until a single question stopped the frivolity in its tracks: How tall is David Letterman? You don’t know who asked it, or why they asked it, but the question was asked, and the debate was on. Fortunately for you, this question was asked after 2007. That means a person whipped out their smartphone, and brought clarity and peace to the party with one quick Google search.

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Human Resources, Leadership

How Male Allies Partner with Women for Gender Equality (Part 1)

March 15, 2018

For the next wave of gender equality, it is critical that men are involved in the movement. Here are two ways male allies can partner with women to promote gender equality.

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Human Resources

Why You're Struggling to Figure Out HR

March 7, 2018

When hiring for a specific role, it's easy to fixate on finding the perfect person. Someone who can pay attention to the details, while navigating complex relationships. Someone who can manage projects at a quick pace, while taking time to make difficult decisions. Someone who just doesn't exist. A unicorn, if you will.

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Human Resources, Leadership

How to Talk About Power in the Workplace

March 2, 2018

Whether it involved company cultures (Uber) or specific individuals in positions of power, 2017 saw issue after issue of bad behavior from authority figures; however, these events also created something positive—a new conversation. Responses such as the #MeToo movement brought the issue of workplace harassment to the forefront. That new conversation is changing how business leaders address the issue of power in their workplaces.

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