The Best Workplace Benefits to Make Employees Feel Valued

Posted by Corinne Prevost on Apr 2, 2019 11:17:00 AM

Do your employees know how much you value them?

If you want to retain an engaged, hardworking team, learning how to make employees feel valued is an absolute must. Not only do staff who feel appreciated work harder and take more ownership of their work, they are also more loyal and tend to stay with their company for longer.

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Help Your Employees Prevent Colds and Flu this Spring

Posted by Guest Blogger: Stella Seto on Mar 26, 2019 1:12:34 PM

With the arrival of warmer weather, the last thing we want to do is be stuck with a cold. While colds peak during the fall, spring ushers in a second peak season for common colds. Experts cite several factors at play for this second seasonal spike.

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What Are Some Alternative Ways to Tackle Seasonal Allergies?

Posted by Corinne Prevost on Mar 19, 2019 11:29:00 AM

Bright skies, warm weather, blooming flowers. For many of us, spring is a great time of year. But for those who suffer from hay fever, it signals that some uncomfortable symptoms—a runny nose, sneezing, and itchy eyes—are about to arrive.

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Want to Improve Productivity? Help Employees Sleep Better

Posted by Shelley Lai on Mar 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Sleep is often underrated. But whether you realize it or not, Canada is experiencing a sleep epidemic.

In fact, we are the third most sleep deprived nation in the world, on par with the US (source).

And lack of sleep strongly correlates with low productivity. If your employees are sleep deprived, your business can take a hit—as much as $3,156 per employee annually (source).

While you can't revamp employees' home lives, you can lead them toward healthy habits. In this blog, we’ll discuss strategies to help your employees get enough z's—so they can show up to work bright-eyed and fully engaged.

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Balance for Better: How to Empower Working Women’s Health

Posted by Preet Pall on Mar 5, 2019 10:05:50 AM

With International Women’s Day around the corner, there’s no better time to learn about the health challenges female employees face.

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Want Happier Employees? Help Them Invest Their Money

Posted by Craig Miller on Feb 26, 2019 11:59:57 AM

Investing is complicated.

It can also be a little scary when we consider factors such as volatility in the stock markets, or the nuances of global currency and trade markets.

So most people need help and guidance when it comes to investing money. Your employees are no exception.

Today, I want to discuss why financial education in the workplace is so important, plus give you tips on how to help employees invest their money.

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Why Work With an Employee Benefits Advisor?

Posted by Kandy Cantwell on Feb 19, 2019 11:30:00 AM

Considering whether or not to partner with an employee benefits advisor? 

For many medium-sized companies, it can become a struggle to manage your total compensation packages on your own.

So how can an advisor help you?

This article will help you better understand what an employee benefits advisor does. We’ll also outline specific complex areas where advisors can provide the most value.

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Promoting Healthy Eating at Work to Boost Productivity

Posted by Jaime Laprise on Feb 12, 2019 10:01:02 AM

Got the nibbles? Before you reach for that snack, read on.

As you’ll learn in this post, healthy eating is about more than what you eat. It’s also about how you eat. And how you eat is directly tied to how you think, feel, and perform in daily life.

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How to Improve Employee Financial Wellness (The Basics)

Posted by Judith Mewhort on Feb 5, 2019 9:30:00 AM

As an employer, you are probably aware that employees are experiencing higher and higher levels of stress. Unfortunately, this is affecting employees’ ability to be present and productive in the workplace.  

And what is one of the main causes of stress? Money woes.

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Debt, Stress, and Mental Health in the Workplace

Posted by Judith Mewhort on Jan 30, 2019 12:02:34 PM

Over the last several years, more and more studies have drawn the connection between employees’ financial stress and reduced productivity in the workplace. Employers know it’s happening but many are unsure of the causes. Even fewer have a plan to tackle the problem.  

While financial stress may be a result of various sources, from increasing costs of housing to saving for retirement, the number one cause is “Debt”.

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