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