Tag Archive: workplace wellness

Unlimited PTO—Surprise! It’s Not Unlimited.

Unlimited paid time off (PTO): the benefits trend that has rapidly grown, especially in the wake of a global pandemic. How exactly are employers able to offer a limitless vacation… Read more >

A New Demand for Workplace Wellness Programs As Employees Struggle

Workers faced new or heightened challenges to their physical, mental and financial well-being over the COVID-19 pandemic, and many of those challenges are still lingering. Workplace wellness benefits were forced… Read more >

Pet-Friendly Workplaces: A Paw-fect Employee Retention Tool

Offering pet-related perks has been touted as one strategy for employers trying to get a leg up (or a paw up!) when competing for employees. In honor of Take Your… Read more >

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 >