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2013-03-05 08:38:37

PUNE, India, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yahoo's recent announcement of banning work from home (WFH) for its employees has resulted in a lot of heated debate in the US. Here are two links: http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130225165727-21564708-yahoo-s-shocking-backward-ban-on-remote-work http://www.businessinsider.com/why-marissa-mayer-told-remote-employees-to-work-in-an-office--or-quit-2013-2 The memo from Yahoo! to employees explained it...

2013-03-01 23:04:40

Virtual Vocations today announced it is offering subscribers discounts in observation of National Telework Week March 4-8, 2013. Tucson Arizona (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Telework Week was established in 2011 to promote the telecommuting lifestyle by highlighting the organizational and professional advantages of a flexible work arrangement. Sponsored by the public-private partnership known as The Telework Exchange, next week´s Telework Week encourages government agencies, private...

Workers Want Life Outside Of The Workplace
2013-02-21 10:59:19

Michigan State University A memo to employers: Just because your workers live alone doesn´t mean they don´t have lives beyond the office. New research at Michigan State University suggests the growing number of workers who are single and without children have trouble finding the time or energy to participate in non-work interests, just like those with spouses and kids. Workers struggling with work-life balance reported less satisfaction with their lives and jobs and more...

2013-02-20 08:26:20

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, the mandates for more work life flexibility were directed at organizations and management, but workplace and academic experts say the boss or company are no longer the ones to solely blame for flexibility failure. Increasingly the challenge is for risk-averse employees, especially in the current economic climate, to focus less on sweeping transformative change and instead make small every day shifts in work style. "We've spent nearly the...

2013-02-15 23:00:53

Flexible scheduling to help boost employee morale. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 RecordAccount.com is going to try to improve employee job satisfaction by giving employees the option to work four-day weeks, company officials said yesterday. “Everyone likes a long weekend,” said company spokesman Josh Fraser. “This way we can make sure that our employees have the option of a three-day weekend every weekend if they want it.” The system will work by giving...

2013-02-07 12:28:00

APA Survey finds inadequate attention given to behavioral health needs of younger Americans, people with chronic illness WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to stress management and wellness, there is a gap between what Americans want from their health care system and what they actually get, according to a new survey released today by the American Psychological Association (APA). Findings from Stress in America(TM): Missing the Health Care Connection,...

2013-02-07 12:27:51

Stress and mental health not being addressed by health care system WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago residents, like Americans across the country, are finding a disconnect with what they want from their health care provider and what they actually receive, according to a new survey released today by the American Psychological Association (APA), conducted online by Harris Interactive in August 2012 among a total of 2,020 U.S. adults. In addition 209 residents of...

2013-02-07 12:27:48

Stress and mental health not being addressed by health care system WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atlanta residents, like Americans across the country, are finding a disconnect with what they want from their health care provider and what they actually receive, according to a new survey released today by the American Psychological Association (APA), conducted online by Harris Interactive among 2,020 U.S. adults in August 2012. In addition 212 residents of Atlanta were...

2013-01-31 12:28:20

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager, has been named one of America's Top Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics. Prime captured the No. 83 spot among 872 organizations nationwide with more than 1,000 employees that participated in regional top workplaces programs. Prime was recognized among the best in company leadership, growth potential, work-life balance and competitive compensation. "Prime Therapeutics is a rare...

2013-01-14 12:25:28

CHICAGO, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-nine percent of employees say losing weight is their top health concern while 26 percent say stress has them most worried, according to a ComPsych Tell It Now poll released today. ComPsych is the world's largest provider of employee assistance programs and is the pioneer and leading provider of fully integrated EAP, behavioral health, wellness, work-life, HR and FMLA administration services under the GuidanceResources brand. "Weight loss is, not...