Beth Braccio Hering

How well is your workplace?

July 1, 2013
Learn how to create health incentives that work.

What to expect when your employee is expecting

June 1, 2013
When hearing the news that someone on your staff is pregnant, don’t be surprised if you experience a mixture of feelings. While you may be genuinely happy for the person, the announcement might generate concern for the future of your team.

Never Say These Phrases

March 1, 2013
Knowing how to communicate effectively with employees can make a huge difference in productivity and morale. See results by eliminating these phrases from your repertoire:

When an employee has cancer

March 1, 2013
More than 40 percent of cancer cases occur in people of working age (18–65), and research shows that about 80 percent of people with cancer return to work after diagnosis.

Health Corner: Recognizing a stroke

February 1, 2013
Medical emergencies occur in workplaces every day. Recognizing what is going on and quickly getting an employee proper care can play a huge role in the outcome.

Managing employees with Parkinson’s disease

January 1, 2013
With some 1.5 million Americans affected by Parkinson’s disease and about 60,000 new cases diagnosed each year, chances are you may manage someone with this motor system disorder during your career.

Show Employees You Care

December 1, 2012
The holiday season is a perfect time to show your team members how much you value their hard work and dedication. Don’t despair if there’s no budget for presents or if company policy prohibits giving gifts.

Managing employees with seasonal affective disorder

November 1, 2012
While many people on your staff may welcome the lower tem­peratures and colorful changes of autumn, the shrinking amount of daylight may spell trouble for employees with seasonal affective disorder.

Then and now: Happy Boss’s Day

October 1, 2012
Oct. 16 marks the annual celebration of Boss’s Day, a time when employees recognize and thank their bosses.

Managing Migraine Sufferers

October 1, 2012
Every manager knows that a headache may affect an employee’s productivity. But for the 28 million Americans suffering from migraines, headaches are not just a temporary annoyance but a serious, often misunderstood condition.