What I Think: Be Well For You

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One of the television shows that I like to watch is NBC’s Biggest Loser. I find it inspiring to watch people who have lost control of at least one aspect of their life,

The Future Workplace is Radically Different

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How new technology will transcend even science fiction In less than a decade, as employees “bring their own technology” with them, the workplace will shift to wherever an employee is located, according to initial findings from CoreNet Global’s futuristic look at the workplace, Corporate Real Estate 2020. The wide-ranging study sheds light on how technology […]

Expect Higher Canadian Salaries

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As a result of cautious optimism among Canadian companies, salary budgets are slowly moving back to pre-recession levels, according to an annual salary survey by Towers Watson. In 2011, 97% of employers reported increasing or planning to increase employee salaries an average of 2.9%. Salaries are expected to increase even more in 2012, with 99% of employers […]

Social Media Tools For Wellness

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Web-based wellness is exploding, with companies targeting employee fitness to contain health-care costs. Whether corporate wellness experts use these tools remains to be seen, but there are thousands of apps to support healthy living, from counting calories to calculating biorhythms, from tai chi and Pilates routines to apps that track your weight, body mass and […]

2012 ­– The Year of the MBA?

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Online forum assists those applying to MBA programs As 2012 gets under our BELT, many people are thinking about goals they would like to achieve during the year. For those contemplating an MBA, there are a variety of important things to consider. Your Workplace recently spoke to Bill Ridgers, Editor of The Economist’s “Which MBA?” […]

New Global Association Promotes Worksite Health

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Coca-Cola reps agree with productivity, profitability advantages A newly formed international association dedicated to worksite health says encouraging employees to be active and healthy is crucial for company cost savings — and its message is backed by representatives from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control and The Coca-Cola Company. The International Association for Worksite […]