Disability and the Disabled Mindset: The human costs and the opportunity

May 18, 2016|

This paper explains that people with disabilities need meaning and purpose in their lives, which for most of us, comes from purposeful work. The paper argues that for all of us, including employers, we need to focus on what employees can do, and provide opportunities for them to return to purposeful work [...]

Resources for Mental Health Awareness: Supporting Employee Wellbeing and Performance

May 11, 2016|

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, the right time to learn how mental illness and job stress may affect your employees, their performance and your business. One in four Americans is affected by mental illness each year, and the World Health Organization says depression will be the costliest disease burden by 2020. When it comes [...]

The Case for Resilience

Apr 22, 2016|

Organizations continue to deploy money and effort into initiatives to positively impact the health and well-being of their workforce. There are many competing priorities and all appear to be worthwhile. One of the hottest issues that is attracting this attention is resilience. Yet many people still do not know what resilience is, what it relates [...]

Behavioral Health And The Workplace: Productivity Costs And Solutions

Apr 22, 2016|

Employers and their benefit advisers face a complex array of carriers and third-party administrators when attempting to choose absence and disability providers. In the past, these choices often hinged upon price alone. Recent research and surveys have demonstrated that employee absence and disability cost more than previously thought. The provider choice can ultimately have major [...]

Happiness and the Bottom Line: The Happy Worker Prescription

Apr 12, 2016|

In this white paper, Lincoln Financial Group introduces the “Happy Worker Prescription.” Lincoln Financial Group reviews the research literature connecting employee happiness and productivity, explore the components of happiness, and describe why the findings are critical to employer success in the modern economic environment. Lincoln Financial Group concludes with a 10-step “prescription” for maximizing employee [...]