Media Coverage - 2014

Dec. 21, 2014

Crain's Chicago Business

More Wellness Programs Promote Emotional Well-Being

While most organizations start a wellness program to address the physical health of workers, Northwest Community Healthcare began its initiative with a somewhat different...

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Nov. 24, 2014

KSDK-TV

The Man Who Built the Arena for SLU

He may have built his business in Chicago, but he's become famous in St. Louis.Dr. Richard A. Chaifetz started a business, ComPsych, in the windy city. Because of its success, and and Dr. Chaifetz’ generosity,...

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Nov. 24, 2014

Crain's

Work for Him 20 Years, Get a Car

Richard Chaifetz is chairman and CEO of Chicago-based ComPsych Corp., which supplies employee assistance programs to companies worldwide. He and his wife live in Lake Forest.A turning point in your life? My...

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Nov. 21, 2014

HR Advisor

Give Your Employees Stress Relief—the Gift That Keeps on Giving

The latest StressPulse report by ComPsych, a provider of employee assistance programs, found that 64 percent of employees report high levels of stress. Noted ComPsych CEO Dr....

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Oct. 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

U.S. Public Is Jittery Over Possible Ebola Exposure

A wave of fear over Ebola that has prompted schools to close, a university to delay a speech by a West African journalist and flight crew to reportedly panic over a sick passenger...

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Sept. 22, 2014

Employee Benefit News

Gallagher Introduces Comprehensive Client Call Centers

The health insurance landscape is more complicated than ever with Affordable Care Act regulation complexities and the myriad of choices available on public and private insurance...

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Sept. 16, 2014

Dallas Morning News

High-Stress Job? How to Stay Cool on the Clock

Stress is higher than it’s ever been before, according to experts. A recent study by the employee assistance provider ComPsych Corp. showed more than half of the employees surveyed...

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Sept. 8, 2014

Crain's Chicago Business

Experts Are Calling on Small Businesses to Be Frontlines for Mental Health

Each year, nearly 2 million Americans say they have been victims of workplace violence, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. In Chicago business...

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July 24, 2014

Fortune

The New Trend? Reducing Stress in the Workplace, by Order of Management

The wellness-at-work movement is accelerating in the U.S. at a time when employers generally are desperate to cut costs, and you have to wonder why. Employers on average will...

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July 2, 2014

Employee Benefit News

Why Employers Need ADA-Compliant Policies

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s zeal for employer compliance with the Americans with Disability Act is not showing any signs of letting up. The total number of ADA charges that...

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June 30, 2014

HR Executive

Employers Missing ADA Coverage in FMLA Cases

Employers are missing half of FMLA cases involving employees’ serious illnesses that should also have been reviewed for ADA eligibility. This according to Chicago-based ComPsych, in a report...

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June 25, 2014

HR Morning

Top Three ADA Administration Mistakes Employers Make

One slip up involving the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can lead to an investigation of all your company’s administrative practices – and can result in huge fines or lawsuits....

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June 8, 2014

Business Insurance

Workplace Violence Prevention Starts With Comprehensive Employee Training

A comprehensive program to prevent workplace gun violence begins with vigilance and teaches employees to know whether to run, hide or fight back. Workplace...

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May 13, 2014

Yahoo! Sports Radio

NFL Draft Nets Record Viewership

The NFL draft is in the books, and now the work starts for the players. Rich Chaifetz, the founder of ComPsych, the world’s largest provider of employee assistance programs and an expert on behavioral...

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May 8, 2014

The Sports Professor’s Weekly Sports and Entertainment Dollar

NFL Draft: The Evolution of Evaluation

What, exactly, is sound business strategy when it comes to the National Football League Draft?Increasingly, character is becoming a more important metric in...

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April 15, 2014

Forbes

Simple Ways to Reduce Stress at Work

Let’s face it, work can be stressful. In fact, occupational stress has been defined as a global epidemic by the United Nations’ International Labor Organization. According to ComPsych’s StressPulse...

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March 27, 2014

HR.BLR -- Workplace Safety

Three Steps for Developing a Stress-Reduction Program

According to a recent survey, 62 percent of employees report high levels of stress, leading to extreme fatigue and feeling out of control. Highly stressed workers are less...

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March 24, 2014

Bloomberg Radio

March Madness and Workplace Productivity

As the NCAA Division 1 basketball tournament enters its second week, workplace pundits routinely bemoan the lack of productivity that’ll beset the American economy. Work hours lost filling out...

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March 24, 2014

HR Reporter

Spikes in EAP Usage Linked to Winter Blahs

Could a particularly hard winter, combined with post-holiday blues, lead to more employees seeking support from their employee assistance program (EAP)? Yes, according to ComPsych, who saw a 19 per...

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March 19, 2014

Yahoo! Radio

March Madness:  A Drain on Productivity?

A recent survey by ComPsych found that the majority of workers say March Madness doesn’t impact their productivity, while those who are impacted say it affects them in a positive way, such as...

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March 11, 2014

Workforce

Companies Use Chaplains to Help Answer Workers’ Prayers for Guidance

While employee assistance programs help connect workers with spiritual counselors, some companies see value in a corporate chaplain. Dr. Ewa Antonowicz, clinical director...

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Feb. 13, 2014

USA Today

Wintertime Blues or Just Winter Weather Frustration?

When people are feeling down or having troubles, one outlet is to call an employee assistance program counselor. And in this hard winter, they’ve been calling a lot.ComPsych, a worldwide...

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Jan. 15, 2014

Employee Benefits (UK)

Buyer's Guide to Employee Assistance Programmes

An employee assistance programme (EAP) can be an invaluable part of an employer’s health and wellbeing strategy.What are employee assistance programmes (EAP)? EAPs provide...

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