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The Connector: Ed. 95

May 22nd, 2024 | The Connector

We're thrilled to announce that we made The Philadelphia Inquirer 2024 #TopWorkplace list.🎉

We are incredibly grateful to our team for making this achievement possible. At TOC we strive to create a workplace culture that encourages collaboration, creativity, and personal growth. Here's to many more years of growth, success, and positivity in the workplace!

Congratulations to our clients, strategic partners, and friends of the firm who were also named Top Workplaces! 

1. Employees get the most of mental health benefits

May is mental health awareness month and an article from Forbes shares how employees can get the most from their mental health benefit offerings. 

Mental health challenges threaten individual well-being and impose an economic burden, diminishing workforce productivity, morale, and overall culture. According to a joint study by the World Economic Forum and the Harvard School of Public Health, global spending on mental health conditions and their consequences is projected to reach $6 trillion by 2030, up from $2.5 trillion in 2010. In the U.S., depression alone costs the economy $210 billion annually, with employers bearing half of this financial burden. Read the full article here!

2. 5-step approach to boost your productivity

Executive Productivity Advisor at Google, Laura Mae Martin, coaches Google's top executives on the best ways to manage their time and energy. She shares a 5- step approach to boosting your productivity, including doing your email like you do your laundry, designating hot spots and not spots, prioritizing downtime, and more! Read the full article here

3. Harness the power of authentic storytelling to become a better leader

Stories are remembered 22 times more than facts alone. Are you a good storyteller? Entrepreneur explains how incorporating personal stories into presentations and pitches fosters connections with your audience and team members.

Storytelling can have a greater impact on organizational culture by reflecting on key experiences, seeking feedback, and continuously iterate. Read the full article here!

4. HR After Dark Launch Time

We're thrilled to announce the launch of our brand new podcast, HR After Dark, hosted by Marcia O'Connor and Meghan Popoleo!

In the world of Human Resources, staying updated on the latest insights, trends, and discussions is crucial. But why settle for the ordinary when you can have the extraordinary?

Join Marcia and Meghan as they bring a fresh perspective to the HR landscape, adding a twist to every conversation. Whether you're an HR professional looking to stay ahead of the curve, a business leader seeking innovative HR solutions, or simply curious about the inner workings of the modern workplace, HR After Dark is your go-to destination. Listen to the HR After Dark Trailer here!


This information is provided for informational purposes only and should not be taken as legal advice. The O’Connor Group makes no representations as to the completeness, suitability, or validity of any information contained herein and will not be liable for any errors or omissions.

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