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The March 2020 issue of Workspan will soon be hitting computers (and mailboxes)! From managing chronic workplace stress to the rise of encore workers to allocating pay increase budgets, this pop culture-themed edition will delight and inspire!
“Under Pressure: Employee Burnout is Cause for Concern,” by Trisha L. Howard, WorldatWork
Survey data indicates that at least 90% of employees are experiencing or have experienced burnout. Employers need to be aware of the pressures that cause burnout and take steps to ensure their people are happy and healthy — or else suffer the consequences.
“8 Days a Week: Boosting Well-Being and Managing Stress in the ‘Always-On’ Workplace,” by Amy DeVylder Levanat and Eddie Gammill
As technology allows the workforce to have more and more access to their jobs, organizations and leaders need to ensure that the health and well-being of their employees is a top priority.
“Celebrate Good Times: Recognition Can Drive the Employer Value Proposition,” By Yewande Alli and Nkenna Anyadiegwu
It’s a tough talent market. A good recognition program may be the key to attracting — and retaining — the best talent.
“Show Me the Money: Allocating Pay Increase Budgets,” by Robert J. Greene
You have your pay increase budget in hand, now what? Determining, from a financial perspective, who gets what can be a complicated and multi-faceted endeavor.
“In the (Parent) Hood: Employers Play a Role in Raising Children,” by Debi Yadegari
Being a working parent is hard. It can also be hard on the parent’s employer. Creating working parent support programs can go a long way in making the journey easier for all parties involved.
Diversity & Inclusion
“Play It Again, Sam: Encore Workers Can Be a Hidden Source of Top-Tier Talent,” by Mark Athitakis, WorldatWork
Mid-career professionals who have been out of work for a period of time — or are simply looking for a career change — could be an untapped source of talent.
Perks That Work
“When the Levee Breaks: Employee Relief Funds Offer Help When the Worst Happens,” by Jane Larson, WorldatWork
Natural disasters. Fires. Major illnesses. An employee relief fund can provide assistance and support when it’s needed the most.
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