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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Bernie Dyme on July 23rd, 2009

Today, I’m going to take a moment to shamelessly talk about how proud I am of my own organization and our workplace culture.  Since founding Perspectives in 1981, we have been fortunate to consistently attract and retain an amazing team of talented professionals to support our organization.   We’ve been able to do that because we […]

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Bernie Dyme on July 10th, 2009

When your company is forced to lay off talented workers and make severe budget cuts to save the business, it may be the right decision… But naturally, your employees will be scared, and there can be a ripple effect that impacts your brand.   Employees that are let go will have to grapple with finding […]

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