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Jan 16, 2018
Three Out of Five Employees Lack Time or Motivation to Stick to New Year’s Health Resolutions, According to ComPsych Survey

CHICAGO – Jan. 16, 2018 – Some 64 percent of employees – three out of five – say they lack the time or motivation to persist with their New Year’s resolutions, according to Tell It NowSM survey results released from ComPsych today. Another 15 percent say invitations to dinner and drinks are a major obstacle to reaching health goals in the new year. 

Oct 30, 2017
Three out of Five Employees Are Highly Stressed, According to ComPsych Survey

Almost 60 percent of employees report high stress levels; 31 percent of employees say “people issues” are the top cause of stress.

Sep 18, 2017
ComPsych® Corp. Announces 2017 Health at WorkSM Award Winners: Froedtert Health; Latham & Watkins; Fulton County, Ohio and Alexandria Renew Enterprises

CHICAGO – Sept. 18, 2017 – ComPsych announced today the Gold winners of its 13th-annual Health at Work Award...

Aug 7, 2017
Wellness Report 2017: High Rate of Employees Are Taking Medication for Chronic Conditions; Almost One-Third Have Experienced a Recent Major Life Change, According to ComPsych

CHICAGO – Aug. 7, 2017 – ComPsych today released its yearly aggregate report of health assessments across its book of business...

Apr 4, 2017
ComPsych Launches 13th Annual Health at Work Award Call for Entries

National award to recognize employer innovation in promoting workforce wellness...

Mar 20, 2017
Digital Distraction at Work: Almost 20 Percent of Workers Check Social Media More than 10 Times During Workday, According to ComPsych

Training related to 'digital mindfulness' can help bring more focus and fulfillment to the workplace...

Oct 31, 2016
ComPsych® Report Reveals Generational Differences in Employee Stressors

-- Millennials have highest rate of anxiety; GenXers have most relationship issues

Sep 26, 2016
ComPsych® Corp. Announces 2016 Health at WorkSM Award Winners: City of Houston, Battelle, Sunrise Medical and alligatortek

CHICAGO – Sept. 26, 2016 – ComPsych announced today the Gold winners of its 12th-annual Health at Work Award:  City of Houston,...

Aug 9, 2016
Health Coaching Tops Employees’ Wish List for Achieving Wellness Goals -- Employees choose personal health coach over fitness technology 3:1

CHICAGO – Aug. 9, 2016 – More than one-third of employees list personal health coaching as their top...

Jun 29, 2016
New ComPsych Report Shows Industries With Most FMLA Leave -- Health care tops the list, with almost 40 percent of employees having an open FMLA leave at any time

CHICAGO – June 29, 2016 –Health care tops the list, with almost 40 percent of employees having an open FMLA leave at any time  

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Mar 1, 2018
Harvard Business Review

To Reduce Burnout on Your Team, Give People a Sense of Control The American Institute of Stress (AIS) reveals that 80 percent of us feel stress on the job and almost half say they need help in managing that stress.

Feb 13, 2018
HR Magazine

The Flu:  Coordinate Compliance Among FMLA, ADA, Paid-Leave Laws The flu ordinarily isn’t covered by the FMLA, which provides 12 weeks of unpaid leave to individuals with serious health conditions or who are caring for a child, spouse or parent with such conditions.

Jan 23, 2018
Plan Sponsor

Lack of Time and Motivation Cited for Not Following Health Resolutions Some respondents to a ComPsych survey indicated friends and family are bad influences.

Jan 22, 2018
ADP Spark

Addressing the Implications of Opioid Addiction in the Workplace A tight labor market is becoming even tighter because of a startling issue: opioid addiction.

Nov 9, 2017

Employees Use InDays to Improve the World Around Them A monthly InDay theme pushes LinkedIn employees to benefit the community or themselves through volunteering and other efforts.

Nov 3, 2017
World at Work

Stressed at Work Some 59 percent of employees report being in the high-stress category, with workload and people issues being the top work stressors.

Aug 28, 2017
Employee Benefit News

Companies Communicate Benefits, Resources to Hurricane Harvey Victims As Hurricane Harvey brings historic flooding to Texas, employers have a very important role: to communicate benefits and other assistance to affected employees.

Jun 20, 2017
HR Daily Advisor

Five Steps to Help Employers Stay Compliant with the ADA To help ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), there are five steps employers can take, according to Matt Morris, VP of FMLASource at ComPsych Corporation...

May 30, 2017
Society for HR Management

2017 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition Quotables Almost 200 HR, employment and legal experts will offer presentations on a wide range of topics at the 2017 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition...

May 16, 2017
HR Executive

Troubles with FMLA  Although it’s been nearly 25 years since the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 took effect, employers – and courts – continue to struggle with the law...

May 16, 2017
Corporate Wellness Magazine

The Effects of Workplace Stress on Your Health- and What to Do About It? What’s making employees so stressed? There can be very specific triggers for the kind of stress experienced at the office...

Apr 18, 2017

It's Financial Literacy Month: Increase Your Team's Grasp of Dollars and Sense Issues Some 30 million Americans struggle with financial stress, according to the Personal Finance Employee Education Foundation. There's also the possibility that many of them, including your own employees, bring that stress into the work environment, making financial stress your problem, too...

Apr 14, 2017
HR Daily Advisor

Studies Show Coaching Makes a Difference in Wellness Programs Many wellness programs now incorporate technology to appeal to tech-savvy employees, but the human element is still a critical component in the success of wellness programs, according to recent studies...

Apr 13, 2017
U.S. News & World Report

Workplace Perks Your Wallet Will Love A recent survey found 91 percent of job seekers would accept a new opportunity if better benefits were offered...

Mar 29, 2017
Cleveland Plain Dealer

Majority of Employees Use Social Media, Even to the Point of 'Digital Distraction' Nearly 90 percent of employees say they check social media at work. Some admit to doing so excessively, according to a national survey by Chicago-based ComPsych, a major provider of employee assistance programs...

Mar 27, 2017
HR Executive

A Call for Digital Mindfulness Is social media negatively affecting our lives? I guess ComPsych would say so – gone unchecked, that is.

Mar 23, 2017
Chicago Splash

Holocaust Museum & Education Center's Humanitarian Awards Dinner The Chicago Children’s Choir performed for guests – including dignitaries from 18 different countries – at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on March 8 for the Holocaust Museum & Education Center’s Humanitarian Awards Dinner...

Mar 21, 2017
Claims Journal

Urge to Check Social Media Adds to Distraction at Work “Social media can be a significant distraction both at work and during personal time,” said Dr. Richard A. Chaifetz, founder, chairman and CEO of ComPsych"...

Mar 9, 2017
HR Executive

When Grief Hits Home at Work HR Executive managing editor Kris Frasch tells the story of losing her husband in hopes it might shed light on what HR and managers can do when one of their own suffers significant loss and struggles to work through it...

Mar 8, 2017

Illinois Holocaust Museum Hosts Humanitarian Awards Dinner The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center hosted its humanitarian awards dinner March 8.

Mar 6, 2017

Reebok, Other Employers Step Up Their Game With Fitness Perks Nike, Reebok International Ltd., and other U.S. sports apparel giants are helping employees get in shape with a slew of fitness-related perks...

Mar 2, 2017
Chicago Tribune

Laura Bush to speak at Illinois Holocaust Museum Humanitarian Awards Dinner Former First Lady Laura Bush will be the keynote speaker March 8 at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center's annual 2017 Humanitarian Awards Dinner...

Feb 2, 2017
Small Biz Daily

Creating an Employee Improvement Plan When employees fail to meet performance expectations, managers tend to believe the employee is at fault..

Jan 20, 2017
Crain's Chicago Business

Illinois Holocaust Museum Bets on Rock n' Roll In July, the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center will open “Bill Graham & the Rock & Roll Revolution.”...

Jan 12, 2017
Talent Management

Stress Goes Down When Your Employees Don't Bottle It Up Every employer has their own idea of a dream team, but most will agree it would consist of employees who are passionate about their careers...

Jan 8, 2017
Retail Minded

Ways to Boost Employee Engagement Keeping your employees engaged is important because it allows your business to achieve positive outcomes...

Nov 17, 2016
Wealth Management

What's Stressing You? Millennials report the highest rates of anxiety and depression out of any generation, according to the 2016 ComPsych StressPulse Report, with many Millennials identifying student loan debt and starting their first...

Nov 7, 2016
Cleveland Plain Dealer

Workplace Stress Undermining Productivity: ComPsych Survey Stress at work is rampant, potentially undermining such things as productivity, according to a national survey. Overall, 60 percent of employees said they had experienced high...

Nov 3, 2016

Stress Across the Ages Millennials report the highest rates of anxiety and depression out of any generation, according to the 2016 ComPsych StressPulse Report, with many Millennials identifying student loan debt and starting their first job as...

Nov 1, 2016
Harvard Business Review

Four Steps to Beating Burnout Heavy workloads and deadline pressures are a fact of managerial life. Who doesn’t feel overwhelmed or stretched thin sometimes? But when relentless work stress pushes you into the debilitating state...