Once December arrives, the holiday countdown is on! For some, 'tis the season for festivities and cheer. For others, however, there are too many pressures—and the holiday season becomes stressful.
When an employee is diagnosed with a serious illness, everyone is affected. The employee must confront sickness, medical treatments, and uncertainty—and the entire team must adapt to the situation while remaining productive.
Often, those with chronic, including terminal, illness try to maintain their normal lives by continuing to work. Wise employers know how to support employees with chronic illness while meeting business goals.
Has one of your employees come to you with some exciting ‘news’ recently? Are the excited squeals and congratulations of coworkers floating around the office?
Ah, September. A month of changing colours, cooler breezes, and shorter days. It’s a time when the relaxation of summer starts to give way to fuller and busier schedules as we all set goals and make plans for the remainder of the year. It’s the unofficial start of the new year.