Month: December 2020

COVID Safe Holiday Activities for You and Your Family

A COVID Surge While vaccines have begun to be distributed across the nation, the surge of new COVID-19 cases in the United States is continuing to rise. As of December 14, the New York Timesreported the daily average of new COVID-19 cases was 31% higher than the average recorded 2 weeks ago. Experts believe we …

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Why Leaders Need Clarity to Be Successful

Why Leaders Need Clarity 2020’s uncertain and turbulent times has shown us that if there’s one element to utilize as a leader, it’s clarity. Personal clarity is essential for job satisfaction and sense of purpose, and organizational clarity is absolutely necessary for optimal engagement, productivity and success.  As stated by SHRM, your responsibility as a …

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Start Planning Your Company Wellness Challenges for 2021

What is a Wellness Challenge? A Workplace Wellness Challenge is an activity meant engage employees and help them become happier, healthier, and more energetic. The purpose of a wellness challenge is to encourage healthier lifestyle behaviors. The best part, as stated by Corporate Wellness Magazine, is that company challenges can be created with little to …

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How to Have a Safe Christmas and New Year’s

The Thanksgiving Holiday Despite guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as pleas from health officials to celebrate virtually, large crowds and lines formed for several days at airports over the Thanksgiving holiday. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government’s leading infectious disease expert, stated, “what we expect, unfortunately, as we go into …

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Employee Benefit Trends for 2021

COVID-19 and Employee Benefits Given the events that occurred in 2020, it may seem impossible to predict anything for the upcoming year. However, experts from SHRM, Mercer and Employee Benefits Advisor all agree that three main employee benefits trends will be focused on 2021 amid expected healthcare cost increases. Benefit Trends to Watch For Living …

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The Opportunities and Challenges of Investing in Soft Skills

What are Soft Skills? Soft skills, also known as interpersonal skills, essential skills, and noncognitive skills, relate to how you work. They include communication skills, listening skills, time management, empathy, problem solving, adaptability, work ethic and much more. Possessing a variety of soft skills makes both leaders and employees more successful in the workplace. The Increased …

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Safety Tips for Exercising Outdoors this Winter

The Benefits of Exercising Outdoors Jennifer Gay, an associate professor in the University of Georgia’s College of Public Health department explains that physical activity can prevent or help manage a number of chronic conditions, as well as strengthen bones, improve cognitive function and help people lose weight. Exercising, especially outdoors, also boosts immune function and …

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