Workplace Tools

A woman on her computer with her young children
04/30/21

The pandemic has turned most lives and workplaces upside down. But for women, it’s been especially challenging. Take a closer look at the crisis. And get tips and tools employers can share to support women — and all employees — dealing with burnout and mental health issues.

A man resting his face on his hand
03/24/21
Almost half of workers are now suffering from mental health issues. Here's an update on what employees are feeling and how employers are stepping up during the pandemic. Plus three strategies to help ramp up resources and reduce stigma.
Photo of a woman with her laptop working at home
05/01/20

With so many employees now working from home, behavioral health issues can surface behind the scenes. Explore the challenges employees are struggling with during the coronavirus pandemic — and get a to-do list that shows what employers need to be doing now.

Photo of a woman in front of her laptop working at home
04/30/20

Are your employees staying engaged — or losing focus the longer they work from home due to COVID-19 restrictions? You can support behavioral health and engagement with these strategies and tips on how to maintain routines and stay connected.

Photo of a woman stretching while working at home with her laptop
04/29/20

Employees working from home due to social distancing? Smart policy — but there’s a big potential for poor ergonomics. Use these tips for better laptop posture to help remote employees avoid discomfort and stay productive.

Photo of a woman at a desk with a laptop
07/15/19

Strong disability management is good for employers — and employees. With the unemployment rate hovering near 4%, it can also be a way to help you retain talent.

As an HR manager, part of your complex job is addressing medical conditions and implementing accommodations at work for employees.
07/02/18

HR managers have the tough job of balancing two mindsets — treating employees equally day to day and helping employees get individualized accommodations for an injury, illness or mental health condition. Here's how a disability carrier can help make that change in mindset easier.

Workplace Possibilities Program 10th Anniversary
06/06/18
Ten years ago, The Standard recognized a need to help people get back to work and increase their productivity. This led to the creation of the Workplace Possibilities program.
Our Workplace Possibilities coordinators work side by side with nurse, vocational and mental health case managers to help keep the accommodations and plans moving forward seamlessly and efficiently.
03/09/17
Our Workplace Possibilities coordinators work side by side with nurse, vocational and mental health case managers to help keep the accommodations and plans moving forward seamlessly and efficiently.
An inexpensive but incredibly effective approach can help employees with a range of health conditions: an ergonomic pen.
01/17/17
An inexpensive but incredibly effective approach can help employees with a range of health conditions: an ergonomic pen.