Health & Wellbeing

How beyondblue can help your NFP create a mentally healthy workplace – for next to nothing

Poor mental health costs Australian workplaces around $11 billion per year in lost productivity. But, taking steps to improve the mental health of staff at your organisation might be far easier (and more affordable!) than you think. Thanks to a new initiative from beyondblue, NFP workplaces across Australia have the opportunity to tackle mental health […]

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Evaluation: Creating a NFP workplace health program – Part 4

In this four-part series, we’ve been looking at the Heart Foundation’s ten-point plan for preparing, planning and delivering an effective workplace health program. If you’ve followed the advice in part one, part two and part three of this series, it’s now time for the final piece of the puzzle – evaluating how your program is working, and coming up with […]

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Work health and safety for volunteers – how to keep your organisation and volunteers safe

– Sponsored Content –  As a not-for-profit organisation, it’s good practice to conduct a work health and safety (WHS) audit on a regular basis to ensure your organisation is meeting its duty of care to all your workers, and this includes volunteers. It’s important to apply a systematic approach to managing your WHS obligations for […]

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One great way to reduce staff absenteeism by up to 80 percent

Encouraging your employees to cycle to work has huge benefits to both employees and organisations. In fact, as well as increasing employee mental and physical health and wellbeing, workplaces that support bike-riding employees can reduce absenteeism by up to 80%! Despite this, two thirds of Australians still rely on cars to travel to work every day. With Ride2Work […]

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Make-A-Wish Foundation let their staff choose their own job titles. Here’s what happened.

Would your organisation ever consider allowing your staff to choose their own job titles? How about an IT Manager who refers to herself as a “Digital Overlord” or your Director of Marketing becoming the “Director of Fun”? Sounds crazy? Well, that’s exactly what Make-A-Wish Foundation executives in the US decided to do after a trip […]

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