Category Archives: EAP

Domestic Violence Can Spill Over Into the Workplace

Did you know that, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), every nine seconds a woman in the U.S. is assaulted or beaten?  That every day in the U.S. three women are murdered by their boyfriends or husbands?  … Continue reading

Posted in EAP, Health and Wellness, Human Resources/Management, Workplace | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Phased Retirement – Not as Simple as It Sounds

The concept of phased retirement originated in Sweden in the 1970’s and quickly made headway in the U.S.  A phased retirement program offers options for employees approaching retirement to reduce work days or hours, and therefore transition to full retirement. … Continue reading

Posted in Benefits, EAP, Human Resources/Management, Workplace | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Getting Child/Parents Ready for College

Going away to college is a sign that childhood is officially over.  Now you and your child are shopping for those extra-long twin sheets, and figuring out how to pack one or more seasons of clothing.  With proms, parties and … Continue reading

Posted in EAP, Family | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Elder Care Issues Surface in the Workplace

Are you or many of your employees providing care for a senior citizen?  If so, you’re not alone. A Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) survey reports that during a three-month period in 2011, almost 40 million adults provided some unpaid … Continue reading

Posted in EAP, Family, Human Resources/Management, Workplace | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t Forget Single Working Dads

When celebrating Father’s Day this month, don’t overlook those dads who must do double-duty – single working fathers. There are 2.3 million families in the U.S. that are headed by a single father.  Fully 27% of working single parents are … Continue reading

Posted in EAP, Family, Human Resources/Management, Workplace | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do Unlimited Vacation Policies Work?

An unlimited vacation policy sounds like a prescription for chaos and abuse.  But businesses are embracing this concept in growing numbers. The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) reports that only 1% of U.S. companies offer unlimited vacations.  But this … Continue reading

Posted in Benefits, EAP, Human Resources/Management, Time Management, Workplace | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Working Parents – Managing Workplace and Parenting Stress

Every morning you scurry around your home preparing your family for the day.  Walk the dog, pack lunches, zipper up the kids’ coats, grab backpacks and run out the door just in time to meet the school bus.  You’re halfway … Continue reading

Posted in EAP, Family, Human Resources/Management, Stress Management, Time Management, Workplace | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment