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How to Improve Employee Performance Through Training

Even if you are very thorough during your hiring process, there is always a way to improve your employee performance. With employees that are under performing, it is a good idea to reinforce good habits. The best way to accomplish these things is though training and there are multiple ways you can do it.Inspiring… View More

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Tips for Training and Educating Millennials

The millennial generation is one that operates very differently from previous generations. Many people think they are spoiled and entitled but if you want to be successful, you should work to cultivate them. The millennial generation is a very prominent component of the workforce and… View More

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Why an EAP May Be the Best Choice for Your Organization

Employee Assistance Programs include a variety of employee wellness strategies. EAP programs often include counseling, training, advice and policies designed to support employees and develop a successful work-life balance. They offer help to resolve challenges that impact work, though the problems don't have to be caused by workplace issues. As employers seek innovative ways to recruit and retain employees, an increasing number are… View More

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Tips to Help your Kids Stay Safe Online

When you’re at work, any number of factors can influence your performance during the day. But non-work situations can have an equal impact on the quality of your work.  Struggles at home can make it difficult to stay engaged. With your mind elsewhere, you might find hours passing you by with little… View More

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Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace

 Mental illness is a medical condition, but it is often surrounded by stigma or stereotypes that prevent people from getting the help they need. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 Americans lives with a mental health condition. And, approximately half of all… View More

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Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) – The What, Why and How

When personal problems spill over into the workplace, they can cause undue stress, lower productivity, and create uncomfortable working conditions. Employee assistance programs (EAPs) are confidential and short-term counseling services that can help employees facing personal or professional challenges… View More

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Multiple Generation Workplace Management

Human resource executives and managers face a myriad of challenges when it comes to the management of multiple generations in the workplace. A typical large organization with several employees is likely to have at least five distinct generations working under the same team in different departments. Each generation has… View More

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What It Means to Keep Employees Engaged

If you’re in management, you know how important employee engagement is. Without it, your company won’t be as successful as it should be. But how can you get employees to be more productive when you aren’t in the position to hand out raises? Read on to find ways you can motivate employees and keep them engaged without breaking your bank account.What Is an Engaged Employee?According to… View More

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Study Highlights Benefits of Using Local Employee Assistance Program Providers

For almost 40 years, Southwest EAP has been providing employee assistance program services for businesses in Little Rock and Arkansas.  While our clients are convinced of the value of our services, companies that do not currently provide EAP services for their employees often want to quantify the ROI they can expect to realize from offering EAP services.  Though many of them can easily see the theoretical benefits of EAPs, they want to know… View More