More Employer Services Than Traditional EAPs.
You and your front-line managers need the tools and services to help deal with important compliance and liability issues. The 20% of your workforce who will experience life problems account for most involuntary terminations. They file more workers’ compensation claims, are absent more often, and incur more disability costs.
We have redefined the EAP concept to include an entire menu of management focused solutions to help you minimize costs and maximize productivity. Our EAP provides an important adjunct to your internal Human Resource staff.
Our Employer Services Include…
When complex employee issues arise, we provide direct access to our human resource consultants and clinicians. Managers may contact our clinical staff or our certified SPHRs (Senior Professionals in Human Resources) for counsel on virtually any human resource issue. SPHRs keep up-to-date on various employment matters such as FMLA, ADA and Workers’ Compensation.
The Administrative Referral is a formal process to address unacceptable employee performance and document remedial actions. When a manager is confronted with an employee performance problem, your Human Resource Department can refer the employee to a case manager for counseling. Employers who utilize this program find that most employees can be restored.
NYS Harassment Training & Resources
Recent legislation requires all New York employers to comply with state sexual harassment training regulations. These regulations require every New York employer to comply with the law before October of 2019.
ESI EAP’s online New York State Compliance training enables your organization to readily comply with these requirements.
Trauma Response Service
Through our Trauma Response services, ESI has trained counselors and other certified personnel ready to respond to the needs of your organization should any of your personnel experience a traumatic situation at work.
Counselors include grief and trauma specialists as well as team members certified in basic and advanced critical incident stress management. Responses include on-scene deployment, telephonic counseling and private counseling as well as group debriefings.
The ESI Management Academy is an entire curriculum of online training programs that promote the key management skills every manager needs to succeed in a supervisory role. Certificates are available for those who complete the training modules.
Peak Performance Coaching
Achieve your life goals at work and at home! These benefits include one-on-one telephonic coaching from Certified Coaches combined with structured, online trainings. Coaching is delivered by Masters or Ph.D. level Coaches in scheduled telephonic coaching sessions to review key concepts of the trainings and implementation of skills. Coaches use a solution-focused approach to improve current and future performance.
- Certified Financial Coaching
- Balancing Life at Work and Home Coaching
- Resilience Coaching
- Effective Communication Coaching
- Home Purchase Coaching
- Certified Student Debt Coaching
- Yoga & Relaxation for Beginners
- Workplace Conflict Coaching
- Retirement Coaching
- Succeeding as a Supervisor Coaching
Supervisor Resource Center
ESI provides an online Supervisor Resource Center. This section of our website contains copies of forms, policies, articles and other tools designed to help develop people management “best practices” and compliance-related issues. An extensive array of articles and Web resources from leading experts are also available to help you solve the everyday problems that are encountered when managing people.
Some of the key HR topics covered in the Supervisor Resource Center are:
- Recruiting, Hiring, Interviewing and Onboarding
- Maximizing Employee Engagement
- Family Medical Leave (FMLA)
- Workplace Violence and Harassment
Most employers recognize the value of maintaining a drug-free workplace. Drug-Free Workplace compliance requires creating a Drug-Free Workplace policy, conducting drug and alcohol awareness training, and offering treatment options for employees abusing drugs in the workplace. Our consultants guide and assist in the development of a comprehensive program. The Omnibus Transportation Testing Act mandates alcohol and drug testing for “safety sensitive” employees in the transportation and pipeline industries. Our entire program is available to client organizations via the Internet, where employers have access to up-to-date policies and procedures. There are links to all necessary resources, including drug testing sites and substance abuse professionals. In addition, we include the online training programs needed to ensure that managers and supervisors meet federal training requirements.
Background Search Benefits
Sometimes the best management assistance we can provide is to help identify inappropriate potential employees before they are hired. Our pre-employment background checks can cut turnover rates and trim the costs of rehiring and retraining. With ESI, you will be able to verify Social Security numbers and determine if candidates appear on the national sex offender registry or the FBI wants and warrants at no charge. Other screening for such things as credit history, driving records, local criminal records, education and work history verification is also available.
Automated Digital Communications
ESI’s proprietary Automated Digital Communications (ADC) system allows ESI EAP to engage in periodic e-mail communications with Members. Utilization is the key to maximizing the effectiveness of your EAP by helping employees to resolve issues and distractions that hinder productivity. At ESI EAP, we achieve superior levels of utilization – more than double that of traditional EAPs – through regular Member communications about services and benefits. Our e-communications supplement a host of traditional communication tools from brochures, posters and table tents to videos and attendance at health fairs.
• Avoiding costly and prolonged litigation
• Reducing employee turnover and replacement costs
• Minimizing supervisor time managing disputes
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