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 […]

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 […]

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 “ […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: Easy Ways to Keep Your Workspace Cleaner and Safer

(excerpted from the Health story in the March 2 issue of the Washington Post) Offices Need To Prepare Themselves Beyond Coronavirus The spread of COVID-19 is affecting offices around the world. The virus is zoonotic, meaning   it is transmitted between animals and people. Standard recommendations to prevent infection spread include regular hand washing, covering […]

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 […]

WORKFACT WEDNESDAY: The Conravirus

What is Conravirus? Coronaviruses are a type of virus. There are many different kinds, and some cause disease. A newly identified type has caused a recent outbreak of respiratory illness now called COVID-19. Lauren Sauer, M.S., the director of operations with the Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response and director of research […]

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 […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: Employee Appreciation Day

Researchers understand the real impact appreciation has on the workforce. We know that lack of appreciation is the number one reason people leave jobs (78%); and that appreciation is the number one thing (37%) people say causes them to do great work. Her are just some pf the many statistics about how important appreciation is […]

Wednesday Workfacts: Like You Didn’t Already Know These Facts!

We’re two decades into the 21st century, and the way we do work has changed substantially from previous decades. In the past, limited technology meant that what we did was more directly tied into a wage-per-item concept of work. What you made or did determined your wage in a direct way. Manufacturing, agriculture, and the […]