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Presenteeism

Working While Sick Isn’t A Hillary Thing. It’s An American Thing.

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business

It’s not just Hillary Clinton. Working while sick is a widespread American phenomenon, ingrained in our public policy and embedded in our workaholic...

Fewer People Are Going To Work Sick

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Despite mounting worries about spreading germs -- colds, flu, enterovirus, even Ebola -- too many of us still show up to work sick. In fact, 60 percen...

Sue Parks: Learn to Leave Your Phone in the Other Room So You Can Both Recharge

Sue Parks | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Sue Parks

Sleep should be sleep. Unless you are on call to save lives, save your own. Get eight hours of rest. Recharge yourself while your smart phone does the same -- in another room.

90 Percent Of People Show Up To Work Sick

Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Sick day? What's that?! Nearly 90 percent of office workers surveyed by Staples this year admitted to showing up on the job even when they knew they w...

Lindsay Pattison: How We Combat Workplace Stress and Promote a Culture of Well-being

Lindsay Pattison | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
Lindsay Pattison

All stress isn't bad stress -- just the right amount of pressure can be a powerful motivating force. But as employers, we have to look out for the warning signs of workplace stress among our staff, lead by example and inject a healthy dose of well-being and support into our company cultures.

Meaning Is the Antidote to Corporate Zombies

Amanda Schneider | Posted 07.23.2013 | Small Business
Amanda Schneider

Despite productivity levels reaching an all-time high, morale is flagging and more and more people are just going through the motions. There are fewer people doing more work which leads to fewer breaks, longer hours and less sleep.

Take Your Menopause to Work Day

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.03.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Without a daycare program where women can leave their hot flashes and discomfort, the best step companies can take is to educate their employees and employers.

Alicia Ciccone

The Cost Of Unhealthy Employees: $153 Billion In Lost Productivity

HuffingtonPost.com | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 12.17.2011 | Small Business

A new Gallup poll estimates that unhealthy workers cost businesses $153 billion a year in lost productivity. Nearly 110,000 full-time employees we...

Caregiving Advice: Finding Work-Life Balance as a Caregiver

Kathryn Haslanger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Haslanger

Researchers say that presenteeism cuts individual productivity by one-third or more. In fact, presenteeism appears to be a much costlier problem for employers than absenteeism.