Download the Infographic: Withstanding the Silver Tsunami

The American medical profession is aging at a rapid rate. In 2015 nearly one in four practicing physicians was at least 65 years old, prompting many to question whether a mandatory retirement age should be set in place.

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How to Manage a Multi-Generational Workforce

A lot has changed over the last 40 years. When I entered the workplace in the 1970s, there were two generations of working people: the “old timers” and “newcomers.”

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Culture of Well Being in the Workplace

Last week, I had the pleasure of representing VITAL WorkLife at two events focused on well being in the workplace.

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6 Tips for Launching Successful Social Responsibility Initiatives

Companies with a strong commitment to social responsibility have better morale, higher efficiency, a stronger public image and better employee loyalty, according to a Society for Human Resources Management study featured by Inc.com. What organization would turn down those benefits?

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3 Steps to Support Critical Incident Stress

Depending on the nature and severity of a critical incident, you may want to bring EAP counselors onsite to assist employees. It may be tempting to think of this as a process that can be handled internally, but research indicates that outcomes are better when trained professionals are called in.

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Crisis Recovery: Help for Coping with the Aftermath

Crisis such as natural disasters, workplace accidents, homicides, suicides or the death of a co-worker are traumatic events that may leave their mark not just on the people directly affected, but also on those who witness or know people affected by the incident. The emotional toll associated with critical incidents involving [...]

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Honest Mistake or Performance Issue? When & Why to Make Performance-Based Referrals

Giving a troubled performer the benefit of the doubt can seem generous. The manager may think, "He's having a bad day," or, "She'll come around with time."

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Thinking More Broadly About Wellness

 

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Promoting Your EAP Benefits

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Performance-Based and Chemical Dependency Referrals: Updates

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