Corporate Wellbeing

why showing empathy in the workplace is important

Why showing empathy in the workplace is important

What is empathy in the workplace?  It is your ability to understand and share the emotions and feelings of colleagues in your company. While some employees are naturally empathetic, others do not naturally think of the feelings of coworkers around them, which is fine because everyone can learn how to be empathetic at work.  In this article, …

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how to support employees with disabilities

How to support employees with disabilities

Although one seventh portion of the world’s population is disabled, they are frequently undervalued and left behind. Hiring and supporting staff with disabilities is important here we have put together important things you need to include for your company to supporting staff members with disabilities:   1. Provide accessibility in every stage of your hiring procedure  First, make sure your company’s …

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how to cope with going back to work after having a baby

How to cope with going back to work after having a baby

Almost every mother has mixed feelings about getting back to work after having a baby. Sometimes you may regret having to leave your baby at your residence, in other times you might feel both peace of mind and worried at the same time when you hire a babysitter to take care of your baby while you are on your job. Yet perhaps you …

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manage employees with mental health issues

Managing employees with mental health issues

As mental health and wellbeing is now getting much more awareness here we look at how employers and companies can helps support staff.  Here we have put together a practical guide on how to help employees with mental health issues.  1. Coach your team  Helping employees with mental health issues begins with you. Hold a meeting on how to better take care of yourself, minimise workplace stress and avert mental exhaustion. Hiring a medical professional …

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cancer in the workplace

How to support someone with cancer in the workplace

As a small business employer, when your co-worker or employee is diagnosed with cancer, it is important to know what needs to be done to help the person smoothly get through this tough situation. Here we have put together a hands-on guide on what to act, say and do to make the workplace environment encouraging as well as make someone with cancer in the workplace feel peace of …

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excessive absenteeism

How to deal with excessive absenteeism in the workplace

What is absenteeism in the workplace?  Absenteeism is something that all companies face. The impact on this can at time severely disrupt business. Studies have shown that there are certain work conditions that lead to excessive absenteeism at work. They include chronic disease and mental illnesses, no motivation, family affairs and even harassment.   The negative consequences of absenteeism entail lost productivity. relevant administrative costs, and other employees’ morale among others. Therefore, as any business …

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how to support an aging workforce

How to support older employees in the workplace

As there is an increase in people’s lifespan many workers are now older than 50 and continue to play a vital role in the workplace. Older employees in the workplace can enhance the productivity of your company by contributing their experience and knowledge. Research also indicates that their morale is likely higher than that of younger staff.  Because of this, here we have compiled …

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best worksite wellness program

Best worksite wellness programs for SMEs and startups

Employees spend at least 8 hours a day at a workplace. As an employer, it is sensible to encourage workplace well-being initiatives which benefit the mental health and the productivity of your employees as well as improve their work-life balance.  One of the ways to recruit and retain talented personnel for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and corporate giants alike is to implement various workplace wellness …

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