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Workplace Options Introduces My Family Care Network App

Workplace Options announced the launch of an innovative, new mobile app to help families easily coordinate tutoring, child care, and senior care within their networks of family, friends, and neighbours. The new My Family Care Network app allows parents and other caregivers to establish networks of care and support providers.

Workplace Stress and Absenteeism Among Key Findings in Workplace Options Wellbeing Study

Workplace Options (WPO), a global provider of integrated employee wellbeing solutions, today announced key findings from its wellbeing study. The study measured 24,000 participants over a three-month period and was focused on employee mental health issues. The findings are part of an initiative that WPO plans to share quarterly to identify global workplace wellbeing trends.

The Stress Pandemic at Work: What We Learned from Consumer Data

In this joint report by Workplace Options (WPO) and ReMark, we explore ReMark’s 2020 Global Consumer Survey (GCS) on health and wellness and WPO’s practical stress counselling data to shed light on stress at work—and why staying positive is bigger than a battle of the mind.

Workplace Options Introduces Revive, a Specialised Programme to Support Employees Experiencing Burnout

Contact: Dalal Kheder +1 (416).648.2615   Raleigh, NC (16 April 2021) Workplace Options announced the launch of Revive, a specialised programme to assist employees experiencing or at risk of burnout through a combination of live counselling and coaching sessions. The nature of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought on an unprecedented level of challenges to…

Workplace Options Introduces AIR 2.0: Leading in a VUCA World, a Manager Training Program for the Pandemic-Disrupted Work Environment

Workplace Options announced the launch of “AIR 2.0: Leading in a VUCA World” a manager training program specifically designed for today’s work environment — in which volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA) are intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Building a resilient workforce in a world of (VUCA) Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity

In 2014, Harvard Business Review described VUCA as trendy corporate speak for “Hey, it’s crazy out there!” An acronym standing for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, VUCA may be the perfect description for the rollercoaster of events that have dominated 2020. VUCA originated in the nineties as a post-Cold War military reference to the need for…

Workplace Options Introduces Adapt, an Organizational Resilience Tool to Assess the Impact of Workforce Wellbeing and Performance

Workplace Options announced the launch of its Adapt organizational resilience questionnaire to help organizations assess the impact of COVID-19 on workforce wellbeing and performance as they take steps toward reopening. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the limits of many organizations’ stress levels and resilience, as employees and managers deal with uncertainty. With reopening underway at different rates…

Workplace Options Officers Taking New Roles to Manage Future Growth

Workplace Options, the leading provider of integrated global employee wellbeing solutions, announces today that members of the organization’s leadership team will be taking on new roles to guide the company into the next decade.

Workplace Options Names Gruet Chief Revenue Officer

Workplace Options announces today, a new position that has been created in response to a period of rapid growth and expansion for the company.  Jean-Baptiste (JB) Gruet, a 12-year veteran of Workplace Options and a member of the Board of Directors, has been named as the organization’s first Chief Revenue Officer, with global revenue responsibility.

Workplace Options’ acquisition of Rehalto will bring new benefits to clients of both organizations

Workplace Options, the leading provider of integrated global employee wellbeing solutions, announces today that it has acquired Rehalto, a European pioneer in the development of workplace wellbeing, from SCOR, the world’s 5th largest reinsurance company.

SCOR in exclusive negotiations with the company Workplace Options to conclude a worldwide distribution partnership agreement and the acquisition by Workplace Options of Rehalto

SCOR announces that it is in exclusive negotiations with the employee support services provider Workplace Options, concerning a worldwide distribution partnership agreement and the acquisition by Workplace Options of SCOR Global Life’s employee wellness solutions subsidiary, Rehalto.

Global Employee Assistance Programs See Significant Rise in Reports of Workplace Sexual Harassment

Workplace Options’ evaluation of counseling cases reveals a 50% increase in proportion of workplace sexual harassment cases from January to December of 2017 with the growth continuing into 2018.

General Data Protection Regulation: Workplace Options Proceeds with Efforts to Ensure Compliance

Employee support provider, Workplace Options, is working to ensure compliance with the new data protection law in the European Union (EU). The new regulation, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will require compliance for all businesses that serve individuals from EU countries. GDPR is a complete overhaul of a European Union (EU) privacy law, Data Protection…

Workplace Options adds Stephen Galliano to head Global Relations

25-year veteran of EAP industry brings wealth of knowledge, global experience to world’s largest integrated employee support, wellness, and work-life services provider

Workplace Options’ Wellness Coach Training Program Joins Rarefied Ranks

Company’s Live Well Wellness Global Coach Training Program approved by the International Coaching Federation; Recognized among leading global coach training programs in operation.   Raleigh – (January 28, 2016) — Workplace Options (WPO), the world’s leading provider of integrated employee well-being services, is proud to announce that its global wellness coach training and certification program…

Analysis of Global EAP Data Reveals Huge Rise In Depression, Stress and Anxiety Since 2012

Review of global EAP case data shows increase of nearly 50 percent in total depression, stress, and anxiety cases     Raleigh, N.C. (Dec. 16, 2015) – Employee mental health is an issue that impacts the ultimate success of every business on the planet. And a new analysis of three years’ worth of global EAP data…

Workplace Options Adds New Global Service Center In Lille France

From Lille, Workplace Options’ professional staff will provide clinical counseling and employee support services to employees and employee assistance program (EAP) partners across the EU.

Raleigh-based Workplace Options Opens its 12th Global Service Center in Bangalore, India

Newest location continues run of global expansion – 5th new location in past 18 months

Workplace Options Adds Eighth International Service Center in Portugal

Leading global employee effectiveness provider expands reach with fourth new service center since 2013

Workplace Options Launches New Trauma Support Service for Companies and Individuals

24 January 2013 — London – It’s unfortunate to consider, but the unexpected happens. When it does, the best response is swift, effective action that immediately provides support to those that need it and builds your reputation at the same time. Sound tricky? Not anymore. When a traumatic incident occurs, organisations involved share a duty of…

Workplace Options Earns ‘Work-Life Seal of Distinction’ for Second Consecutive Year

Raleigh, NC – January 24, 2013 – Workplace Options, a global employee effectiveness company and the world’s leading work-life services provider, was recently named as a recipient of the 2013 Work-Life Seal of Distinction from WorldatWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP). The Work-Life Seal of Distinction was awarded for the first time in 2012. Workplace…

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