Media Coverage - 2016

July 20, 2016

Wall Street Journal

Tackling Workers’ Mental Health, One Text at a Time

Employers are turning to counseling services that can be accessed on smartphones. As employers seek to reduce the costs of untreated mental illness among staffers, more companies are...

Read More ››

July 10, 2016

Daily Oklahoman

Health Care, Hotel Workers Top the List of FMLA Users

When it comes to taking leave under the Family Medical Leave Act, employees in certain industries continue to take far more than others, according to a new report by ComPsych Corporation,...

Read More ››

June 21, 2016

HR Magazine

Mindful Leadership Brings Multiple Rewards

How much of our time is spent trying to change others? It’s an ineffective practice, at best. At worst, it can be destructive.A better course of action is to focus on changing ourselves and to lead by...

Read More ››

June 16, 2016

Fast Company

What Is the Role of a Workplace After a Tragedy?

It’s a safe bet that Monday morning watercooler talk included shock and disbelief over the tragedy that took place in the Orlando nightclub Pulse. Unfortunately the topic isn’t new, as...

Read More ››

May 24, 2016

Employee Benefit News

New FMLA Employer Guide Leaves Many Questions Unanswered

A new employer guide to the Family and Medical Leave Act outlines companies’ obligation under the statute, but still leaves many unanswered questions, say experts.For example,...

Read More ››

March 31, 2016

The Street

Are Corporate Wellness Programs Worth the Time and Money?

Pethe says companies should take a whole-employee approach to a health and wellness program rather than cherry-pick goals. “The aim is to look at the whole employee – physical, mental...

Read More ››

March 28, 2016

Human Resources (Singapore)

Can We Change in a Changing World?

Dr. Richard A. Chaifetz, founder, chairman and CEO of ComPsych, noted: “Employees are telling us that much of the disequilibrium around change is coming from managers. These challenges have...

Read More ››

March 18, 2016

Houston Business Journal

Managing March Madness in the Workplace

However, in workplaces with a large number of fans, companies might consider taking advantage of the tournament to build morale. A survey by ComPsych Corporation, provider of employee...

Read More ››

Feb. 10, 2016

HR Executive

The Burden of Unclear Expectations

When addressing the people issues surrounding change – such as conflict or confusion among staff – Antens says it’s important to pay attention to individual behavior rather than making assumptions about...

Read More ››

Feb. 10, 2016

CBS News

Workplace Stress:  Do You Know Where It Comes From?

A survey by Chicago-based ComPsych, a provider of employee assistance programs, showed that nearly a third of the more than 2,000 survey respondents cited “unclear expectations from...

Read More ››

Feb. 2, 2016

WorldatWork

‘Unclear Expectations from Managers’ Is Greatest Cause of Employee Stress

When it comes to change in the workplace, employees aren’t as worried about workload as one might think. Instead, 31 percent of employees are most troubled by unclear...

Read More ››

Feb. 2, 2016

Employee Benefits (UK)

Buyer’s Guide to Employee Assistance Programmes

An EAP provides confidential information, support and counselling to staff with personal or work-related issues. The service is available around the clock by telephone or online. A...

Read More ››

Feb. 2, 2016

Employee Benefit Adviser

Benefit Plans Linking Wellness, EAPs See Better Utilization, Outcomes

Wellness and employee assistance programs are intrinsically linked, as most physical health conditions coexist with mental health conditions. As a result, there is...

Read More ››

Jan. 29, 2016

HR.BLR

Stress-Reduction Training Gains Momentum as Part of Wellness Strategy

More than half of employees in a recent study reported high levels of stress. How are employers responding, given the impact on employees’ health, productivity and...

Read More ››

Jan. 27, 2016

Wall Street Journal

Bosses:  Are You Too Gritty for Your Own Good?

Grit it great, most of the time. But some leaders may be too gritty for their own good. Long a hallmark of overachievers, grit is trendy nowadays – largely due to research by Angela...

Read More ››

Jan. 27, 2016

Bloomberg News

Unclear Expectations the Top Source of Stress Amid Workplace Change

Employees say the most stressful part of change at work is not knowing what managers expect of them. That’s according to a survey out this week from Chicago-based ComPsych,...

Read More ››

Jan. 26, 2016

Chicago Tribune

Unclear Expectations the Top Source of Stress Amid Workplace Change

Job stress jumps when there is change at work – a near constant in today’s environment – and employees say the most stressful part is not knowing what managers expect...

Read More ››

Jan. 26, 2016

HR Executive

Change Brings Unclear Expectations

When it comes to change in the workplace, employees aren’t as worried about workload as one might think, according to a new poll from ComPsych Corp.It finds 31 percent of surveyed employees are most...

Read More ››
Displaying 1 - 18 of 18 total records