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Trailblazing employers can help employees battle burnout with virtual health
Trailblazing employers can help employees battle burnout with virtual health
This article was originally developed by Canadian HR Reporter. As we collectively mark the one-year passing of the “two-week quarantine” to stop the spread of a serious new virus, it’s fair to say everyone’s capacity for coping with the…

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Continuity of care is seamless in a virtual healthcare setting
Continuity of care is seamless in a virtual healthcare setting
This article was originally developed by Canadian HR Reporter Virtual care is rapidly becoming more mainstream in Canada due to its efficacy and convenience — during a global pandemic in particular, there’s much to be said for accessing healthcare…

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Five reasons why top employers offer virtual care to employees
Five reasons why top employers offer virtual care to employees
This article was originally featured in Canadian HR Reporter. Virtual care has been on a global rise and has skyrocketed this past year with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canadian market – specifically top employers – are swiftly embracing this…

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Why companies should listen: the growing demand and need for mental health support
Why companies should listen: the growing demand and need for mental health support
According to the August 2021 LifeWorks Mental Health Index™, the Canadian optimism sub-score sat at -9.9, nearly 10 points below its benchmark, reflecting strained mental health in the Canadian population, largely…

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Five tips for re-opening your office with employee wellness in mind
Five tips for re-opening your office with employee wellness in mind
A return to the office in the time of COVID-19 is one of mixed emotions. It’s a sign that things are slowly but surely returning to a new normal. Brainstorming, collaborating, and forming human connections are all best…

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How companies can support employees with chronic illnesses
How companies can support employees with chronic illnesses
How much of your workforce struggles with chronic illness? If you don’t have a clear idea, you’re not alone. According to a 2020 survey of plan sponsors, employers believe that

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Shaping the future of life insurance through digital disruption
Shaping the future of life insurance through digital disruption
In light of a global health crisis, Canadians feel more vulnerable. They have a stronger desire to protect their loved ones and a growing interest in ensuring they can protect their own health. One way Canadians are doing…

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What to know about the COVID-19 vaccine and your workforce
What to know about the COVID-19 vaccine and your workforce
The development of a COVID-19 vaccine in less than a year was an incredible achievement on the part of the scientific and medical community. While most vaccines take years to formulate and test, 2020 saw two COVID-19 vaccines…

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Tips for small businesses coping with COVID-19
Tips for small businesses coping with COVID-19
October is small business month. It’s a time to reflect on how small businesses are truly the backbones of our communities, and Canada’s economy. There are over 1.2 million small businesses in Canada. They represent 98% of Canada’s…

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How to get the flu shot during COVID-19
How to get the flu shot during COVID-19
Usually, the seasonal flu is the most of our health worries come fall and wintertime. This year is different. It’s more important than ever that Canadians get their flu shot. But where should you go for a flu…

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