It's Time to Talk About Mental Health
Would you rather call in sick or disclose a mental health issue to your boss? For many, the stigma and bias associated with mental illness is the greatest barrier to treatment, but we can make that change. Read More
Women at Work: Let's Speed Up the Progress
The World Economic Forum estimates it will take 202 years to close the global gender gap at work. We can’t wait that long; we need to do more to drive change, level the playing field and turn good intentions into better outcomes.Read More
Pregnancy Loss Is Tough. Supporting Employees Through It Doesn't Have To Be.
Miscarriages are common. According to the March of Dimes, between 10-15% of known pregnancies end in miscarriage.Read More
How Are Employers and the Jetsons Similar?
During a recent Board dinner, the topic of the Jetsons came up in conversation. We’re not the first to recognize it, but the writers’ ability to predict the future is both fascinating and intriguing. Read More
The Issues of Mental Health and Well-being
Mental health issues pose considerable challenges for societies, workplaces and individuals around the world, and they’re not going away anytime soon.Read More
5 Workplace Design Trends & Their Relationship with Well-being
What does the workspace of the future look like? The future of work is about flexibility, technology and the employee experience.Read More
What Experts Say About Sleep
Who gets the most sleep? The answer may surprise you. According to Harvard Business Review, it’s senior executives.Read More
Say Something: The Losses We Can't Understand and Don't Discuss
The brother of a colleague. My mother-in-law’s father. A neighbor’s college sophomore. A close friend’s mother. It’s not just celebrities dying by suicide.Read More
Increasing Employee Assistance Program Effectiveness and Utilization: New Approaches and Emerging Trends
Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) are offered at 97% of large employers. However, studies show that only 5% of employees use them annually; for Business Group on Health members, the EAP utilization rate is 8%.Read More
Burnout Insights: A Conversation with Amit Sood, M.D.
New survey data from the Business Group and Optum reveal that 19 percent of employees say their employer supports them from getting burned out at work.Read More