Healthy Workplace
Workforce & Workplace
Recognition: A Key Dimension for Employee Quality of Life
Ivor MacGregor
Ivor MacGregor

VP, Onshore & Mining,
Energy & Resources
Sodexo

It’s estimated that disengaged workers cost the Canadian business economy over $350 billion annually in lost productivity. According to the Management Journal’s semi-annual Employee Engagement Index, approximately 60 percent of employees are not engaged, 15 percent are actively disengaged at work and only 25 percent are actively engaged. Why are these statistics important to businesses and economic growth? To remain competitive and grow as a business, organizations must stay focused on winning the talent war by hiring talented people and proactively working to keep them. Turnover costs are high — and not just in terms of replacement expense.  It can also cost your company in productivity, and it’s demoralizing to other team members when they see good people leaving the organization. (more…)

Workforce & Workplace
Three Quality of Lifehacks for Incorporating Fitness into your Workday
Quality of Lifehacks
Quality of Lifehacks

As the weather starts to cool and we start seeing less sun each day, encouraging yourself to work out before or after work becomes harder and harder. (more…)

Health & Wellbeing
Infuse Your Work Life with a Little Vitamin D
Gerri Mason Hall
Gerri Mason Hall

President,

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer,

Sodexo North America

We are smack-dab in the middle of summer.  As the days get longer and the temperatures get warmer, those of us who work in offices every day start to look longingly out of the windows. While we can’t move our offices outdoors, summer is the perfect time to work a little more outdoor time into your daily schedule. Here are a few ideas for bringing sunshine into your work life.

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Health & Wellbeing
Surprising Super Bowl Health Risks and How to Avoid Them in Your Office
Michael Norris
Michael Norris

This Sunday, countless Americans will attend Super Bowl parties — whether they’re football fans or not. Bowl parties are notoriously unhealthy because they feature high-fat, high-calorie foods. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) calls Super Bowl Sunday the second biggest food day in the U.S., behind Thanksgiving. But there are other health risks that come from Super Bowl parties, too. (more…)

Health & Wellbeing
Population Health Management: A New Business Model for a Healthier Workforce
Nebeyou Abebe
Nebeyou Abebe

Senior Director,

Health & Well-Being

Sodexo North America

This is the first in a continuing blog series based on insights and findings from the Sodexo 2016 Workplace Trends Report. The Report examines nine key trends impacting business outcomes and affecting the quality of life of employees and consumers in the workplace. To learn more, access the full article Population Health Management: A New Business Model for a Healthier Workforce.

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