Tag Archives: Human Capital
A new report issued earlier this month by the Governors Highway Safety Association identifies drowsy driving as the factor in crashes that claimed 5,000 lives in 2015. It is estimated to cause 20 percent of all traffic deaths which increased … Continue reading
The Effects of Interrupted Sleep
Ask yourself how often you get a full uninterrupted night’s sleep… do you ever? If your answer is sometimes, rarely or never, you are not alone! We now know that sleep impacts EVERY part of our mental, physical and emotional … Continue reading
A.D.H.D. or Sleep Deficit?
At this point, it appears we all know someone (if not yourself!) who has been diagnosed or has symptoms attributable to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or A.D.H.D. The classic symptoms of A.D.H.D. include procrastination, forgetfulness, the inability to pay attention consistently … Continue reading
Trying to Achieve Work Life Balance?
The number of people, both young and old, who are trying to successfully balance their work and home lives is increasing every day. Julie McCarthy, an associate professor of organizational behavior at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), asks us … Continue reading
Seratonin Levels Feed Anger
Many studies have shown that low levels of serotonin are also associated with anger, depression and anxiety. Fluctuations of serotonin levels in the brain, which often occur when someone hasn’t eaten or is feeling stressed, affect brain regions that enable … Continue reading
Shift Workers Save Each Other “ The Chilean Rescue Tale”
Shift workers work round the clock to save other shift workers. Continue reading
Differences Between Men and Women at Work – We Need Both Sexes!
More and more women are working while this recession has been particularly tough on men. Businesses need to keep focused on the benefits of workers’ difference. Continue reading
Serotonin, the Happiness Holy Grail
Shift workers have less serotonin that day-time workers so their sleep, appetite, mood, body temperature are impacted. Continue reading
Preventing Accidents and Injuries at Work
16 workers are killed every day in the US from falls, electrocutions, explosions, trench collapses, getting caught in machinery, violence, and vehicle crashes. Every day 11,000 are injured, one every seven seconds. Continue reading