July/Summer 2022 e-news

In this issue of businesshealth®, we hear from a unique non-profit in Calgary serving the community but also their employees by prioritizing strong workplace values and culture. We also delve into two unique ways to attract and retain talent: offering sabbaticals and supporting employee financial wellness. Finally, two health topics relevant to employers right now are neurocognitive disorders and the value of supporting neurodiversity among your workforce, and what employers need to know about the recent spread of the Monkeypox virus.

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July/Summer 2022 / Vol. 17-5

People, Trust, and Action: Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids

“Bethany Ross, Executive Director and Stephanie Gauthier, Director of Organizational Development at the not-for-profit, Brown Bagging for Calgary’s kids share the values and culture practiced within their organization and the unique way it has carried them through the pandemic. ” Read More

A Look at Sabbaticals as a Way to Attract and Retain Employees

“As employers deal with employee burnout and turnover, a creative way to attract new employees and retain your best talent may be to offer sabbaticals. In this article, we look at the examples of companies using this tool within their workplace and explore the benefits of sabbaticals in the increasingly competitive market to attract employees.” Read More

Financial Health: An Overlooked Component of Employee Wellness

“How well do your employees meet their financial commitments and have the confidence that they will be able to do so in the future? Financial stress leads to poorer overall health and performance at work, thus, employers who support and increase their employees’ financial wellness reap the benefits.” Read More

Neurodiversity in the Workplace

“Neurodiversity refers to the range of differences that people exhibit in their cognitive functioning from Autism to Dyslexia, for example. A neurodiverse workforce is a diverse one that warrants a closer look by employers. ” Read More

What Employers Need to Know About Monkeypox

“A brief look into the monkeypox virus, recent outbreaks and what employers should know about protecting their workforce. ” Read More