Healthcare

Fight Employee Burnout With These Tips

Every job can be stressful in its own way, but burnout takes that stress to an unhealthy, extreme level. The Mayo Clinic defines it as a state of physical, emotional or mental exhaustion combined with doubts about your competence and…

4 Ways to Deal With an Employee’s Social Anxiety

It’s relatively easy to manage the charismatic, sociable employee who gets along with her co-workers and clients. But what about the perpetually uncomfortable, quiet worker who clashes with colleagues and keeps to himself? Many employers might consider cutting their losses…

How Silent Meditation Helped Me Succeed at Work

In this opinion piece published on the Wharton school website, Payal Sheth, a global marketing manager at the Boston Consulting Group, explains how an ancient meditation technique helped change the way she thinks and engages with people. ∼∼∼∼ Yes, you…

Company Chaplains: Help In a Crisis

My first experience in workplace crisis, non-combat related, officially occurred in the spring of 2012. I had scheduled a mid-week meeting with a safety officer, who I will call Mike. It was a 9:30 a.m. meeting, yet by 9:40 Mike…

Who’s Taking Care of HR?

When the you-know-what hits the fan, “HR is expected to be the calm one; to be the voice of reason; to not let it get to us or at least show that it doesn’t get to us.” “Some days we…