Jonathan Eisler on May 5th, 2016

  A little less than a year ago, our family grew by one when we brought home the sweetest little Jack Russell puppy that my wife lovingly named Gherkin. Yes, Gherkin as in the little pickle (see photo from when Gherkin first met another gherkin.) From day one, we knew he was a special dog […]

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Bernie Dyme on February 25th, 2015

Written by, Bernie Dyme, AM, LCSW “Oh no, not again,” I said to my wife.  It seems that another year has passed and it’s Oscar time.  About 3 weeks ago, we began the process of watching all of the Oscar nominated movies so we would be ready for the big show.  I must admit that although I […]

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Chris Kunze on July 30th, 2014

Written by: Chris Kunze Change; we all talk about the pace of it, the need for it and the lack of time to make it happen. If all of that is true, and it usually is, than why is it so difficult to make changes, especially in business? Change in business often fails for two […]

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Jonathan Eisler on January 13th, 2014

5 Things That Make Employees Love Their Job As I was with friends and family over the holidays and relaxing after one of the many feasts we enjoyed, the conversation turned to professional careers and employers. As we all described where we worked, who we worked with and what our bosses were like, I observed […]

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Tis the season!  Have you begun making your organization’s wish list?  Although this list should be constantly running, the end of the year is a great time to look back and evaluate the good, the bad, and the needs.  What were your three most successful accomplishments?  What are three things you would like to have […]

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Amy Kline on November 26th, 2013

We hear the term “work-life balance” quite often, but how are we encouraging employees to maintain this balance?  With the holidays quickly approaching, people are not only thinking about the upcoming deadlines for the projects they are working on.  The additional deadlines of holiday cards, parties, gifts, and family obligations will also begin to move […]

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Bernie Dyme on December 29th, 2010

Well, 2010 is coming to an end and for many employers and out of work employees this is a blessing.  After all,  it was not the best year for keeping or getting a job.  Although the financial markets picked up, we still have a very high unemployment rate.  But there is hope on the horizon.  […]

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Bernie Dyme on August 25th, 2010

I must admit that the last few months have been very exciting for me and Perspectives Ltd.  As I have mentioned on other occasions, Perspectives and I have been providing services to the workplace for almost 30 years, primarily via EAPs. And during that time, we have seen the workplace and the EAP field change […]

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Lesley Long on May 28th, 2010

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “tobacco use could kill one billion people during this century.”  That’s more than three times the number of people living in the U.S. today. It’s an ugly statistic.  And a costly one for businesses.  Employees that smoke are damaging nearly every part of their bodies. How are smokers […]

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John Tuttle, an employee assistance program (EAP) manager at a major airline, has more than 25 years experience in occupational social work and as an internal EAP.  Today he spoke with Perspectives’ Working World Café about helping employees with alcohol and substance abuse problems and how helping them benefits business.   WWC:  Hi John, thanks for […]

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