Work Life Balance

8 Ways to Support Employees With Mental Health Challenges

As Mental Health Awareness Month (in the U.S.) continues, we’re sharing strategies and approaches to help leaders respond to employees with mental illness in a psychologically safe way. When employees have… Read more >

The Next Big Thing: How Employers Can Prepare

In early April, the International Foundation hosted the webcast Innovation and the Future of Remote/Hybrid Work. We were lucky enough to bring in Alex Willis, chief executive officer at Leadership… Read more >

Five Steps to Reducing Mental Health Stigma at Your Workplace

Stigma can be one of the greatest barriers to psychological health and safety in the workplace, especially for employees with mental health issues such as depression or anxiety. Eliminating stigma… Read more >

Five Challenges Paid Time Off Could Help Solve

In 2022, employees expect their benefits to address flexibility as much as they expect health and retirement benefits. Many employers are starting to realize that flexibility will affect the future… Read more >

96% of Workers Are Stressed: How Employers Can Help

April is Stress Awareness Month. As the pandemic continues and employers report high levels of stress in the workforce, the International Foundation’s Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits survey… Read more >

National Employee Benefits Day: Your Benefits, Reimagined.

The past two years have altered the workforce like never before. From the increase in remote work to the “Great Resignation,” you and your organization’s benefit plans have been shining… Read more >

Benefits Madness: The Champion

Thanks for sticking with us throughout Benefits Madness! Your votes determined the 2022 Champion: Remote work/telecommuting. The pandemic offered a forced experiment of sorts with remote/hybrid work and it looks… Read more >

Benefits Madness: Week Three

While you might be making your traditional March Madness bracket predictions this week, the BENEFITS Madness continues into week three! Which of your favorite innovative employee benefit offerings are advancing… Read more >