Case Studies


The 8 Types Of Work Related Stress Work related stress can fray nerves, keep you up at night and contribute to health problems such as heart disease and depression. “Chronic job strain can put both your physical and emotional health at risk,” says Paul J. Rosch, MD, the president of the American Institute of Stress. Finding the source of your work related stress is the first step to fighting it, but that’s easier...

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Employee Retention Now a Big Issue: Why the Tide has Turned I can tell the economy is recovering: we’re suddenly seeing companies tell us that “employee retention” has become a critical issue. Let me give you some research-based perspectives on this critically important topic. What does Retention Mean? Nearly all companies measure turnover. In some industries (retail, customer service, hospitality) turnover rates of...

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Healthcare Costs Rising Sharply This Year, Study Shows A new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit research group that tracks employer-sponsored health insurance on a yearly basis, shows that the average annual premium for family coverage through an employer reached $15,073 in 2011, an increase of 9 percent over the previous year. “The open question is whether that’s a one-time spike or the start of a period of higher...

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