Bristol News – Martin Foxwell
Jan. 25, 2018
Consulting Corner: Addressing Assignee Mental Health Through EAPs
Jean-Baptiste Gruet (JB), Senior Vice President of Global Business Solutions for Workplace Options speaks with Bristol News about implementation and utilization of employee assistance programs around the world, unique stresses of mobile employees, removing stigma, and more.”
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Rachel Feintzeig – Wall Street Journal
May 8, 2017
Feeling Burned Out at Work? Join the Club
Stress and anxiety are cited in 70% of the calls placed to phone-counseling lines at Workplace Options, a provider of employee-assistance programs; in 2014, 50% of callers complained of those feelings. Total calls to those counseling lines reached 42,500 last month, an 18% increase from 2016’s average.
Maullika Sharma – White Swan Foundation
Apr. 21, 2016
Can you Discipline Your Child Without Punishing Them?
“For disciplining (and I am saying disciplining – not punishing), there are a few important things parents need to understand.”
Dean Debnam – huffingtonpost.com
Jan. 7, 2016
Huge Rise in Global Employee Depression, Stress, and Anxiety Since 2012
Employee mental health is an issue that impacts the ultimate success of every business on the planet. If you’re a business leader and your employees’ emotional well-being wasn’t already on the top of your list of priorities for 2016, it needs to be.
Dec. 12, 2014
Workers Lack Mental Health Support
While mental illness affects about one in four Americans each year, employers that provide mental health support for employees are not yet the norm in the U.S.
Oct. 11, 2014
When You Tell an Employee ‘Family Comes First,’ Do You Mean It?
It’s time to take a look at whether we — as business owners — are living up to our end of the bargain when we tell employees ‘Family Comes First.’
Aug. 1, 2014
Workplace Options Unveils iConnectYou
Workplace Options, the world’s leading employee effectiveness and well-being provider, announced the launch of its second mobile app, which will give employees anywhere in the world one-touch access to counselling and coaching through their employer’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) or well-being services.
Jul 30, 2014
Workplace Conflict: Can We Talk About It?
Most of us see ourselves as the good guys in work conflict situations, and therein lies the problem. If you observed a pack of animals of the same species cooped up together in adjoining fresh-air-free cubicles from 9am to 5pm …
Jun 29, 2014
Are Irish Companies Setting Tech Trends?
With a growing interest in employee wellness from companies all around the world – especially here in Ireland, businesses are finding that if they can provide (and encourage employees to use) programmes that keep them healthy, in body and in mind, both the business and its employees win.
Sep 24, 2012
National Work-Life Week Emphasises Importance of Balance Amid Economy Worries
As the British economy continues to struggle and job security is at the forefront of worker’s minds, work-life balance is disappearing for many UK workers. In fact, eight out of ten Britons say they continue to worry about work problems outside of the office, up from 73% in 2004, according to the 29th annual edition of British Social Attitudes Report.
June 21, 2012
Workplace Options Introduces Carer’s Pack to Aid Employers
According to Carers UK, one in five carers will quit their job due to the pressure of trying to balance work with their caring responsibilities. In addition, approximately 625,000 carers suffer from poor mental and physical health as a result of the emotional and physical demands of caring.
Jan 26, 2012
Workplace Options takes EAP services direct to Ireland
Workplace Options, the world’s largest work-life employee benefits provider, announced plans to offer Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) services direct to organisations across Ireland, effective immediately. This new arrangement allows the company to provide a more diverse portfolio of employee effectiveness services – at a lower price.