Authentic Supervisors Admit Their Mistakes

Q. One of the hardest things for me to do is admit my mistakes. I think perhaps it’s out of fear of being taken advantage of. I know it doesn’t win friends, but, beyond that, what’s the downside to not admitting my mistakes?

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EAP Offers Support Opportunity For Employees

Q. When I recently referred my employee to the EAP, the response was a complaint that I wasn’t “being fair.” It sounded pretty odd, since the EAP is a positive thing. The formal referral seemingly was viewed by the employee as some sort of punishment. What explains this reaction?

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Range of Therapies Plays Increasing Role in Workplace Wellness

A range of therapies available to tackle stress and mental health issues are playing an increasingly important role in workplace wellness. Edmund Tirbutt reports  The treatment of workplace stress and mental health issues will undergo significant change during the next five years. But this is likely to be due more to greater employer understanding of […]

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Find the right balance in your hectic life

The typical family today puts in a lot more hours a year at work than ever before… Posted: November 22, 2013 FirstDraft.biz The typical family today puts in a lot more hours a year at work than ever before—frequently by working at two or more jobs. So finding a balance between work and life can be […]

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How To Support The Employee Who Is Facing Layoff

Q. What can or should supervisors do to support employees facing layoff?

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Time for lunch: Eat wherever you feel free, experts say

Organizational health experts typically advise employees to get away from their desks to eat lunch Posted: February 23, 2014 FirstDraft.biz  Organizational health experts typically advise employees to get away from their desks to eat lunch. Some new research, reported on the Science Daily website, suggests that where you eat your lunch is less important than how […]

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