Zen dens, healthy potlucks and refreshed lounge spaces are just a few of the benefits of having an MHealthy Champion in the workplace.
Now through Aug. 16, MHealthy is looking for staff and faculty to serve as Champions. More than 700 employees currently volunteer, helping to support a culture of health within their area
More workplaces are being asked to use their considerable economic impact to address social issues from health care to the environment, and how management is asked to help makes a difference, says a University of Michigan researcher.
Work-life balance is not an issue exclusive to women, particularly mothers — even men and those without children can suffer when they feel that their workplace culture is not family friendly, according to a new study.
As anyone who's worked in the gig economy knows, it can feel awfully lonely out there.
Work stress can lead to a host of problems for employees and organizations. While our intuition and some studies suggest the value of relaxation techniques such as meditation or exercise, there's another alternative that could work even better.
The University of Michigan has been recognized as a great place to work by the Chronicle of Higher Education for a 10th straight year.
The university was specifically recognized for outstanding benefits and compensation, based on the results of the Chronicle's 2017 "Great Colleges to Work For" survey of faculty and staff.
The nation's colleges and universities are major employers, and the University of Michigan is among the best, according to the results of the Chronicle of Higher Education's 2016 Great Colleges to Work For survey, released Monday.
This is the ninth consecutive year the university has been recognized.
U-M takes top marks as one of the best university workplaces in the U.S., according to the results of the Chronicle of Higher Education's 2015 Great Colleges to Work For survey of faculty and staff.