Issues and Trends

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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.

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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.

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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.

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10/14/19

More than 4 million Americans are working remotely — including regular employees and gig workers. But workers’ new freedom from the workplace is creating big challenges for employers. Explore the issues, logistics and solutions to help provide support and accommodations.

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09/16/19

Any time employees face health conditions, the organizations they work for feel the effects. How can you support employees while ensuring your business stays productive? Make sure you have a solid approach to managing absence and disability. And partner with a disability carrier that can help you with four key actions.

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08/12/19

It's no secret that early intervention is the key to helping employees avoid a disability claim or get back to work quickly and safely. So why don't more people do something about it? Discover what's at risk and get tips on how to create a positive experience — and support productivity.

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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.

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05/13/19
How can you help an employee who might be experiencing a behavioral health problem? Ask the right questions and don’t lose sight of the human side of managing.
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04/15/19

Sit-stand desks continue to be the accommodation “flavor of the month.” But are they letting people down? There’s an alternative solution that likely doesn't include any new equipment — movement.

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04/01/19
Could improving the way you manage absence and disability help you retain talent? Our new study reveals opportunities for employers.