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Archive | June, 2007

Employers have a key role in curbing domestic violence

Lately, there’s been a spate of grim headlines about domestic violence resulting in deaths: the professional wrestler who killed his wife and young son and then himself, and the pregnant Ohio mother who was murdered, allegedly by the father of her child. Domestic violence is certainly nothing new but, occasionally, high profile cases such as…

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Workplace tools: Depression Calculator

The cost of depression in the workplace can be steep: lower productivity, higher absenteeism and higher medical costs. Some studies put the national price tag for untreated depression in the workplace as high as $80 billion a year. How much does employee depression cost your organization? The Depression Calculator is a tool that provides employers…

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Creative workplaces

It’s no secret that a pleasant work environment brings out the best in people. Veerle Pieters, a graphic and web designer takes a closer look at inspirational workplaces—she’s certainly gathered some fun, creative examples in her post and she offers her thoughts on how an environment can influence the worker’s state of mind. Veerle also…

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