WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: Talking to Your Children about Conravirus

Talking to children about conravirus Children may worry about themselves, their family, and friends getting ill with COVID-19. Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping children make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety or fear. Tips for […]

THROWBACK THURSDAY: What did you want to be when you grew up?

Today, that question might be answered thousands of ways: a doctor, a lawyer, a writer, a programmer, a musician, an actor, a pet groomer, circus performer, home builder, doctor, accountant, chef, postman, bio-medical engineer, detective, teacher, government official, corn farmer, truck mechanic…. the possibilities are endless in the 21st century! However, your list probably didn’t […]

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Start of the 8-Hour Workday (1868)

One this day, June 25, the first federal law relating to an 8-hour workday was signed by President Andrew Johnson in 1868. It provided that “eight hours shall consume a day’s work for all laborers, workmen and mechanics who may be employed by or on   behalf of the Government of the United States.” The […]

Wednesday Workfact: Return to Workplace Guide

Building Confidence. Together.These are unprecedented times ” our communities, families, employees and organizations as a whole have all been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision and process for returning to the workplace can be complex and encompasses a variety of key aspects ” starting with a safe, clean and secure workplace. Fostering the wellbeing […]

Tip Tuesday: How to Make Employees’ Return To Work Stress Free

Help Your Employees Manage Their Reentry Anxiety by Althea Hoyle and Sarah Clayone As many states are giving the green light to reopen, employers are developing plans to bring employees back to work safely, giving careful thought to schedules, seating configurations, visitor policies, elevator usage, food delivery, and much more. While workforce reentry certainly includes […]

Wednesday Workfact: Coronavirus resources from the Dept. of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor has resources to help workers and employers prepare for the COVID-19 virus (also known as novel coronavirus). Workplace Safety The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has resources to help employers and workers prepare for and respond to coronavirus in the workplace. OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 “ […]

WORKFACT WEDNESDAY: Office & Work Facts

Random fun facts about the workplace — which one is your favorite? Tuesday is the most productive day of the week. Listening to the right music while working helps people get things done faster. Adults who regularly get 7.5 to 9 hours of sleep per night are up to 20% more productive. Drinking sufficient amount […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: Homebound Workers Eagar to Return to Workplace

That’s according to employer review site Glassdoor, which found that 72 percent of over 1,100 employed U.S. adults said they are ready to return to their company’s office. More men (79 percent) than women (61 percent) said they were enthusiastic about getting back to the worksite, and 45 percent expect to return to be working […]

TIP TUESDAY: Yes, Manufacturing Workers Are Still in High Demand

By Melissa Morse, Editor | Recruiting and L&D Oct 21, 2019 Recruiting In the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) September job’s report, manufacturers across the country have reported that they cut roughly 2,000 jobs last month, which is causing some to ring the alarm bells. TommL / E+ / Getty Images The most worrying […]