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Companies, Coaches Partner with Employees to Kick Smoking Habit

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By Workplace Options Staff
An employer-sponsored smoking cessation program can be an effective way to help employees stop smoking for good. National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches at Workplace Options participate in specialized training so they can deliver personalized support to employees who want to quit.

5 Global EAP Trends

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By Maullika Sharma
As a leading provider of global EAP services, Workplace Options embarked on a project comparing EAP usage in multiple countries. After analyzing over half a million global cases representing over 200 countries, Workplace Options found that EAP usage varied little from one country to the next.

The Sandwich Years Part II – Managing Stress

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By Workplace Options Staff
It is critical that adults in the sandwich generation take a proactive approach to dealing with stress. Knowing this can be a prolonged season of challenging circumstances, caregivers need to learn how to manage stress before it hits a tipping point.

The Sandwich Years Part I – Tackling Finances

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By Workplace Options Staff
It is important to have financial conversations with parents, but both children and parents are often reluctant to start the conversation. By working through some uncomfortable conversations now, while a parent’s mind is strong, the entire family will be better prepared to manage the road ahead.

Navigate Stress this Season With Holiday Roadmap

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By Workplace Options Staff
Tis the season for family get-togethers and Hallmark family movies, but for many employees the holiday season can be the most difficult time of the year. As the world’s largest independent provider of employee support solutions, Workplace Options receives significantly more requests for support during the holidays.

Key Factors for Implementing a Global EAP

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By Stephen Galliano
An increasing number of multinationals are offering employee assistance programs to their workforce around the world. This is to be applauded for many reasons, not least of which is that an EAP is often the only mental health/work life resource that is either freely available or easily accessible in many countries.