“Burnout is almost a spiritual crisis or a loss of your way, and I believe most people who feel burned out are also struggling to find meaning in their work and lives.” Dr. Dan Jolivet, Workplace Possibilities consultant at The Standard, discusses common misconceptions surrounding burnout and how to support those struggling in a new Authority Magazine interview article.
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Long-haul symptoms of COVID-19 affect approximately 10% of COVID-19 survivors, making staying at or returning to work a challenge for those struggling. In a new ThinkAdvisor article, Dr. Charles Glassman, associate medical director at The Standard, and Dr. Dan Jolivet, Workplace Possibilities consultant at The Standard, provide insight on the effects of Long COVID and how employers can help.
The pandemic has taken a toll, not only workers’ mental health, but their physical health as well. In a new Risk Management Magazine article, Todd Meier, disability and productivity consultant at The Standard, shares insight on ergonomics in the remote work setting and what can arise from a limited office space.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the workplace and made employers more focused on their employees’ well-being. Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC), or “Long-COVID,” is taking its toll on the American workforce. Dr. Charles Glassman, associate medical director at The Standard, and Dan Jolivet, Workplace Possibilities practice consultant share more in the latest BenefitsPRO article.
Paid Family Medical Leave is a pivotal aspect of retention in the workforce, especially among women. Melissa Oliver-Janiak, second vice president Total Rewards for The Standard, highlights the importance of employers managing PFML in the workplace in a BenefitsPRO article.
As companies are deciding how to proceed in the workplace as the pandemic begins to ease, the ergonomics of the home office setup are becoming increasingly important. In a new @hr.com article, Todd Meier, disability and productivity consultant at The Standard, provides helpful insights for employers and employees on how to improve workstation setups for those continuing to work from home.
Working from home is not a trend that will fade as the pandemic begins to ease; many workers have admitted they prefer working remotely rather than going into the office. In a new @BenefitsPro article, Todd Meier, disability and productivity consultant at The Standard, stresses the importance of factoring ergonomics into each and every at-home office.
The effects of the pandemic are taking their toll on the workforce. Melissa Oliver-Janiak, 2nd vice president of Total Rewards at The Standard, encourages employers to cultivate a workplace culture that normalizes conversations around mental health and focus on providing workers with the assistance they may need.
The number of employees wanting to continue remote work post-pandemic is higher than expected. Although working from home has its perks, mental health is a concern for employers. Read more in the latest ValuePenguin article, which includes data from The Standard’s Behavioral Health Study.
Getting a plan in action to proactively address workplace violence should be a top priority for employers HR teams. Dan Jolivet and Renae Hall share more with BenefitsPRO on how companies can support their employees, including harnessing an Employee Assistance Plan as a resource.