Mental Health in the Workplace (Optimity Webinar Recap)

Posted by Tasneem Panchbhaya “Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When ‘I’ is replaced by ‘We’, illness becomes wellness.” – Shannon L. Alder We had a great webinar in May for mental health awareness week. I sat down with Optimity’s CEO, Jane Wang, to discuss mental health in the workplace and how to…

Top 3 Health Issues Facing Employees Working with Heavy Machines

Posted by Tasneem Panchbhaya  With the annual CMPX expo that happened down the street from us this year, it came to a reminder that a lot of employees whose job requirements entails a lot of heavy lifting, and transporting of heavy equipments to new locations, are an overlooked population.   Because they’re not the average…

Unlocking the Hidden Values of HR

Posted by Emily Guterres You may have heard it before, “ HR is a cost center.” “What does your HR department do exactly?” At most times, the questions about HR’s value are not asked politely. In 2016, engaged productive employees are the biggest investment and reap the greatest rewards. CEO’s are increasingly investing in health…

Find your Financial Bliss

Posted by Tasneem Panchbhaya  How many of you have found yourself in a situation where you looked at your recent credit card statement and are in disbelief by what you see, because like most, people are now tapping/swiping their cards without giving it much thought, and bringing your spendure to more than expected? Or, have…

How to Eat Smart  

Posted by Tasneem Panchbhaya  Eating healthy shouldn’t be a struggle, don’t let your long busy day hold you back from making healthy choices. Sometimes we know what the right choices are, we just don’t make them because of the unhealthier temptations around us or because we prioritize work over lunch. However, nutrition is vital if…