Employees participating in a workplace counseling session.

Problem/Resolution Counseling and Support in the Workplace

Disclaimer: In this post, counseling refers to a “short term problem resolution session,” since there is no treatment plan or diagnosis involved in these meetings/sessions. 

In small doses, stress can be a great motivating force to work harder, make improvements, and focus on future accomplishments. Large amounts of stress, however, can overwhelm and impair one’s ability to function and also negatively impact well-being – sometimes to the point where it can have severe health consequences.

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Employees participating in a workplace wellness program.

Workplace Wellness Programs: An Overview

There are many reasons why employers across the nation are implementing workplace wellness programs.They can reduce sick leave, decrease workers’ compensation insurance costs and increase productivity. Plus, people who work for organizations that provide wellness programs tend to have higher job satisfaction rates and stay with the company longer (which will save you money on recruiting and training new employees)!

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Potential employee receiving a post-job offer physical.

Getting Ready For Your Post-Job Offer Physical Exam

So you’ve made it through an interview (or two), and you’ve gotten a job offer. But now you’ve been told that the job requirements mean that you have to undergo a post-job offer physical exam. So, what does that entail?

A post-job offer physical is a form of pre-employment screening designed to give health care providers information about how physically capable you are to take on the demands of a full time job. Many employers use these tests to screen out individuals who may not be the best fit for their company.

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