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Development Director Position

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW: Since 1987, Seattle Arts & Lectures (SAL) has cultivated transformative experiences through story and language with readers and writers of all generations. SAL fulfills its mission through educational, public, and community programming, in person and online. Our public literary events bring the most talented and thought-provoking writers of our times to local stages. Our youth programs include Writers in the Schools (WITS) and the Seattle Youth Poet Laureate (YPL) pr...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Liz, Board, Sal, Employee Assistance Program, Seattle Arts Lectures, Seattle Arts Lectures SAL, Seattle Youth Poet Laureate YPL, Board Development and Fundraising Event Committees


Four Ways We Can Be Sensitive to Trauma at Work

Before the pandemic, a client hired my employee consultancy firm, Wellbeing Works, to support a team shaken by the abrupt firing of a key member. In the run-up to the firing, we discovered, the team member’s performance had dropped rapidly, and he developed tense relationships with colleagues. Though the organization tried a performance improvement plan before termination, we found out that it never addressed the root trouble with the employee’s performance: depression and anxiety arising from...
Tags: Asia, Parenting, Recognition, Trump, University of California Irvine, Employee Assistance Program, COVID, Wellbeing Works, Roxane Cohen Silver, Amy C Edmonson


Four Ways We Can Be Sensitive to Trauma at Work

Before the pandemic, a client hired my employee consultancy firm, Wellbeing Works, to support a team shaken by the abrupt firing of a key member. In the run-up to the firing, we discovered, the team member’s performance had dropped rapidly, and he developed tense relationships with colleagues. Though the organization tried a performance improvement plan before termination, we found out that it never addressed the root trouble with the employee’s performance: depression and anxiety arising from...
Tags: Asia, Parenting, Recognition, Trump, University of California Irvine, Employee Assistance Program, COVID, Wellbeing Works, Roxane Cohen Silver, Amy C Edmonson


Mental health app Wysa raises $5.5M for ’emotionally intelligent’ AI

It’s hard enough to talk about your feelings to a person; Jo Aggarwal, the founder and CEO of Wysa, is hoping you’ll find it easier to confide in a robot. Or, put more specifically, “emotionally intelligent” artificial intelligence. Wysa is an A.I powered mental health app designed by Touchkin eServices, Aggarwal’s company that currently maintains headquarters in Bangalore, Boston and London. Wysa is something like a chatbot that can respond with words of affirmation, or guide a user through ...
Tags: Health, Wellness, Google, TC, Apps, UK, Singapore, Funding, US, Startup, Tech, Bbc, Artificial Intelligence, Mental Health, NHS, Healthcare


Handling the Death of an Employee in Your Small Business

Whether an employee dies suddenly – perhaps as the result of an accident or COVID-19 – or if the death was anticipated, their passing will impact the workplace. Coworkers will mourn their colleague, and workflow will almost certainly be affected. It will take time for everyone to adjust to the absence.  Taking care of employees  It’s natural for everyone to feel some level of distress when learning of a colleague’s passing, but people who worked closely with that individual are likely to ne...
Tags: Business, Management, Irs, Right Now, Employee Assistance Program, Emma Williams, Skaug Law


The Latest Poll on How Small Businesses are Handling the COVID-19 Pandemic

A good reference for how companies are handling the Covid-19 Pandemic is the Small Business Coronavirus Impact Poll sponsored by Met Life and the US Chamber of Commerce. On the Small Business Radio Show this week, Jessica Moser, the Senior Vice President, Small Business Solutions at MetLife discusses their decision to pivot the Small Business Quarterly Index to a monthly Small Business Coronavirus Impact Poll. They decided to move to a monthly pulse of how things were changing for small compani...
Tags: Sales, Startup, Jessica, MetLife, Met Life, US Chamber of Commerce, Employee Assistance Program, Jessica Moser, Small Business Radio Show


Widow Of Safeway Distribution Center Employee Who Died From COVID-19 Suing Supermarket Chain

TRACY (CBS13) — The widow of a Safeway employee who died of coronavirus is suing the supermarket chain, saying her husband was forced to work in close contact with other workers at the Tracy plant who had symptoms of the virus. Norma Zuniga, the wife of 52-year-old Pedro Zuniga, sued Safeway for negligence, wrongful death, fraudulent concealment of injury. Pedro worked at the Tracy distribution center for about 22 years. The lawsuit claims that when employees expressed their concerns in mid-Marc...
Tags: News, Local, Tracy, Pedro, Safeway, Safeway Foundation, Employee Assistance Program, Coronavirus, COVID, Tracy Distribution Center, Norma Zuniga, Pedro Zuniga


Safeway Confirms Tracy Distribution Center Employee Died From Coronavirus Complications

TRACY (CBS13) — An employee at the Safeway Distribution Center in Tracy has died from coronavirus complications, the company confirmed Wednesday. Last week, the grocery chain confirmed multiple positive coronavirus diagnoses at the distribution center. Safeway did say all employees at the warehouse will be screened before their shifts starting by the end of this week. The company said it is also in the process of sourcing masks to distribute to employees in distribution centers, stores and manuf...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Tracy, Modesto, Safeway, Safeway Foundation, Employee Assistance Program, Tracy News, Coronavirus, Tracy Distribution Center, Safeway Distribution Center


Capital Campaign and Development Director

Fort Worden is the kind of destination that stays with you for a lifetime. Amidst the magnificent natural park setting and the influence of its military past, Fort Worden is home to inspiration, education and personal transformation. People gather here to participate in arts and music events, woodworking classes, conferences, camping, recreation, family reunions, weddings, and much more. Originally designed as a military base to protect Puget Sound, Fort Worden evolved into an iconic and c...
Tags: Art, Board of Directors, Jobs, Microsoft Office, Grant, Foundation, San Juan Islands, Cascade Mountains, The Foundation, Port Townsend, Worden, Employee Assistance Program, Fort Worden, FORT WORDEN FOUNDATIONThe Fort Worden Foundation, Fort Worden Public Development Authority, Fort Worden Lifelong Learning Center


Tax and financial lessons from the government shutdown

I'm getting a lot of feedback about the partial government shutdown, specifically about the pay status of Internal Revenue Service (and other federal) personnel who will report to work next week and those who are furloughed. More than 420,000 federal employees who will work will do so without pay, according to a report from the Democrats on the Senate Appropriations Committee. The additional 380,000 furloughed workers head home to wait out the closure, again without pay. Those 800,000 or so fe...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Politico, United States, House, Senate Appropriations Committee, Capitol Hill, Sam, Irs, Opm, Perry, Internal Revenue Service, Donald J Trump


What is an Employee Assistance Program and Does Your Company Need One?

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) refers to a scheme designed to give employees ways to deal with personal issues that may have a negative affect on their job performance, such as stress, anxiety and depression. EAPs can be an effective way to help staff reach out for help, manage stress and maintain high levels of productivity and performance. However, some businesses benefit more from having an Employee Assistance Program in place than others. If you are deliberating whether to introduce a...
Tags: Shutterstock, Sales, What Is, Employee Assistance Program, Small Business Operations, Employee Assistance Programs, Cost of Your Health Insurance


Pepperdine, Cal Lutheran, other local schools respond after Thousand Oaks mass shooting during ‘College Night’ promotion

In the wake of the mass shooting at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks late Wednesday night during a “College Country Night” promotion, nearby colleges are taking measures to comfort students may have been present and their grieving campus communities. Thirteen people are dead after a gunman — who has been identified — opened fire on a crowd at the country dance bar holding a weekly event for college students, sending hundreds fleeing in terror including some who used barstools to break win...
Tags: News, Beck, Sport, Borderline, University, Soccer, Marine Corps, Fox News, Channel Islands, Local News, Malibu, Pepperdine University, Mass Shooting, Ventura, Pepperdine, Counseling Center


Can Workplace Stress Cause PTSD?

From Australia: So I worked in an industry which is well known for boasting a “toxic” work environment for some 5 years. Throughout this time, I loved my job and was somewhat ignorant to the way that I was treated until it got pretty bad and I developed a career ending injury. For the 4th and 5th year of my career, I was not treated with respect, there was no sign of appreciation for all of those extra hours I put, or level of reliability despite illness and injury. My was not a nice person, and...
Tags: Work, Australia, Relationships, Ptsd, Anxiety, Therapy, Trauma, Workplace Stress, Employee Assistance Program


Digital wellness platform Spring Health lands $6 mln seed

New York-based Digital wellness platform Spring Health has secured $6 million in seed funding. Redthink Impact led the round with participation from by Work-Bench, BBG Ventures, the Partnership Fund for New York City, RRE Ventures and William K. Warren Foundation. PRESS RELEASE New York, NY – July 12, 2018 – Spring Health, the digital wellness platform making mental well-being easy to navigate for businesses and employees, today announced the close of its $6M seed round, bringing the total amoun...
Tags: New York, New York City, Digital, Trends, Healthcare, RRE Ventures, Bbg Ventures, JAMA, Niantic, National Institute of Mental Health, VC Deals, Jessica Lin, Employee Assistance Program, New York Spring, Heidi Patel, Spring Health


21-Point Checklist for Preparing for Natural Disasters

Sponsored Post A natural disaster can rear its head at any time. The damage and devastation caused by natural disasters can present many challenges for businesses of all types and sizes. Being sufficiently prepared can help avoid some of the potential issues a natural disaster can cause — and speed up your business’s recovery. Preparing for Natural Disasters To help ensure your business is adequately prepared, check out the following 21-point checklist for preparing for natural disasters. Id...
Tags: Sponsored, Sales, Red Cross, Small Business Administration, Employee Assistance Program, Small Business Operations, U S Chamber Foundation, Preparedness Tips


A Week In Plano, TX, On A $40,000 Budget

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennial women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar. (Thanks,New York mag , for the inspiration.)This week a customer Specialist working in Health IT who makes $40,000 per year and tries to keep fixed expenses low — but can be tempted to try out a new subscription service. Occupation: Customer Success S...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Hbo, New York, Texas, Aldi, Dallas, Red Bull, Venmo, Joe, Tj Maxx, Marshall, Amy, Plano, Benedict


Saskatoon Corporate Chaplaincy

My friend Darren Friesen has worked as a prison chaplain in prisons and as a corporate chaplain.  He is launching a Saskatoon Corporate Chaplaincy which works with small, medium, and large companies to basically help employees work through issues at work and home when needed. Here is what he does. 24 / 7 / 365 Crisis Care Workplace-Based Assistance Addictions Support Bereavement Care & Funerals Marriage Preparation & Weddings Stress Reduction Strategies Suicide Intervention Hospit...
Tags: Blogging, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Darren, Employee Assistance Program


Makeover: How to write challenging scenario questions

We’ve all seen scenario questions that are too boring or easy. In fact, here’s one: A member of your team is often an hour late to work on Monday mornings. What should you do? A. Ask the team member why they’re late. B. Refer the team member to the Employee Assistance Program for counseling. C. Dock the team member’s pay for the missed hour of work. How could we improve this question? Let’s look at some ideas. (We’ll look at a lot more ideas for strong scenarios in the scenario design workshops ...
Tags: Sydney, Jake, Los Angeles Chicago, Examples, Writing Style, Featured scenarios, Scenario design, Branching Scenarios, Mini Scenarios, Employee Assistance Program