Summer Perks to Boost Employee Engagement in a Hot Labor Market

In today’s competitive labor market with a low unemployment rate of 3.8 percent, employers are doing all they can to engage their employees, particularly during the summer, says a new XpertHR report on summer perks. XpertHR’s report discusses five summer perks to boost employee engagement in a hot labor market: Summer Fridays Workplace flexibility Summer … More Summer Perks to Boost Employee Engagement in a Hot Labor Market

Think Kind Thoughts for Those Of Us With Broken Hearts This Mother’s Day

Many days I get home from work feeling exhausted and isolated. In our family-orientated society, I am constantly reminded of what I am missing. Now, I don’t want you to pity me. Please don’t do that. That is not why I write this. Reaching your middle years alone, having just got there myself, plays havoc with … More Think Kind Thoughts for Those Of Us With Broken Hearts This Mother’s Day

#SilenceTheShame And Erase The Stigma Attached to Mental Health

On May 5, National Silence the Shame Day brings an opportunity to continue the conversation about mental health and wellness and erase the stigma associated with mental illness. Mental illness, like any other health concern, is diagnosed at different stages that may have fewer symptoms and/or impact on our daily functioning. It is important to know … More #SilenceTheShame And Erase The Stigma Attached to Mental Health

Travel Insurance 101: Choosing the Best Travel Insurance for Your Summer Travel

Between snowstorms and holiday travel, the winter months may seem the most logical time to buy travel insurance, however according to TravelInsurance.com, spring and summer present just as many potential travel issues that travel insurance can help address. In fact, more than half of all flight delays each year happen in the summer. Some key factors … More Travel Insurance 101: Choosing the Best Travel Insurance for Your Summer Travel

Holocaust Day Passed; Have we Learned Anything or Are We Back to Square One?

Today I decided to have a guest writer. Read  the post below. I want you to think.- Oretha ____________________________________________________________________________________ Another Holocaust Day has passed but have we learned anything? Just days before the May 1-2 Remembrance Day, we witnessed the lethal shooting in Chabad of Poway in San Diego County, a second shooting in a … More Holocaust Day Passed; Have we Learned Anything or Are We Back to Square One?

Millennial Workers Five Times More Likely To Seriously Consider Suicide

Workers under 30 are more likely to consider suicide than any other age group, according to David Michel, CEO of Catapult Health.  An analysis of more than 157,000 patient records by Catapult Health found that millennial workers are five times more likely to consider suicide than are boomers. The study included data from checkups conducted … More Millennial Workers Five Times More Likely To Seriously Consider Suicide