Tag: work

Businesses to Promote Flexible Work Schedules to Recruit More Employees

"The new Ipsos survey across 27 countries, conducted in collaboration with the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership at King’s College London and International Women’s Day, highlights how, in order to share responsibility for childcare, men need more support from employers."

Employers to Make Purchases to Prep Office for Flu Season

Flu season is back, and it can cost U.S. businesses billions of dollars in sick days and lost productivity if not carefully managed in an office environment or workplace. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), flu activity most commonly peaks in the U.S. between December and February. However, seasonal flu activity can begin as early as October and continue to occur as late as May.

Companies to Promote Remote Work Opportunities to Potential Employees

The drive to work may be driving some professionals to quit, suggests new research from global staffing firm Robert Half. More than one in five employees (23%) have left a job because of a bad commute.

Home Exercise Equipment Purchases Could Increase Adult Exercise Time

Is your current job making you fat? How can you reverse the situation without having to leave the position? A new CareerBuilder survey finds that 57% of the nation's workforce believe they are overweight, and 45% believe they've gained weight at their present job, on par with last year. Twenty-six percent of all workers said they gained more than 10 pounds at their current job; 1 in 10 (11%) gained more than 20 pounds.

Physical Activity Can Help the 46% of Americans Who Feel Alone

Global health service company Cigna released results from a national survey exploring the impact of loneliness in the United States. The survey, conducted in partnership with market research firm, Ipsos, revealed that most American adults are considered lonely.