Tag: Wellbeing at work

Working from home tips to stay productive and boost wellbeing

Working from home tips to stay productive and boost wellbeing

Working from home can be a rewarding experience. You eat healthier, sleep better, exercise more and don’t have to spend time commuting. While many speculate whether the current conditions represent a new normal, the reality is that teams need to find ways to healthily do their jobs from home. This post is a list of actions that will not only…

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Wellbeing at work

Wellbeing at work

The working world is often stressful. And let’s be honest: we all have days in the office when we don’t feel our best. But what happens when these days turn into weeks, months, or even years, and the stress starts to feel overwhelming? For many of us, work is a major part of our lives. It is where we spend…

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Steps to infuse well-being and vitality into any organisation

Steps to infuse well-being and vitality into any organisation

We’ve all heard about health initiatives in the workplace. Some companies put out fruit baskets, others incentivize working out or using pedometers. These might seem better than companies that don’t offer any health initiatives at all, but workplace wellness isn’t just about fruit and pedometers. Workplace wellness refers to any approach that allows employees to be more human at work.…

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Work, family or personal life: why not all three?

Work, family or personal life: why not all three?

Work is taking over the lives of many of us in today’s fast paced, global environment, and if we don’t guard ourselves against work life imbalance, there might be increasing work family conflicts and stress resulting from extended hours and workload escalation. Holidays are getting shorter and are frequently clubbed with work, or worse, many don’t have time for a…

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How to improve your engagement and increase staff productivity with wellbeing programs

How to improve your engagement and increase staff productivity with wellbeing programs

Every HR strategy begins with a very important element – a connect with people. A personal connect creates loyalty, employee engagement, motivation leading to a strong company culture. Values that are acknowledged and measured also help align behaviour. A strategic plan increases the success percentage of the organization and helps with the focus. Every initiative that is undertaken should have…

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Work-life balance for virtual assistants – useful tips

Work-life balance for virtual assistants – useful tips

When you are working for yourself there is a lot of responsibility. A Virtual Assistant has to be an excellent listener. Listening is a skill. Listening is a valuable skill to virtual assistants because it makes the difference between executing instructions flawlessly and making dire and irredeemable mistakes with far-reaching consequences. Working alone isn’t for everyone. You must be able…

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Ways to achieve work-life harmony

Ways to achieve work-life harmony

According to a recent Business Information Review publication, “The search for work-life balance is a process in which people seek to change things in accordance with changes in their own priorities, physical, psychological or both, and these can be triggered in their turn by factors such as age; changes in working conditions; the demands of new technology; and poor management.”…

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A virtual assistant can bring balance to your life

A virtual assistant can bring balance to your life

Entrepreneurs and local business owners are used to wearing many hats and doing it all. But there’s a fine line between productivity and burnout. When you’re getting bogged down in administrative tasks, you can lose sight of why you started your business in the first place and lose control over the quality of your work. Virtual assistant work covers a…

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