Nick is Employee Benefit News' senior online editor. He is a professional communicator with a decade of demonstrated accomplishments in newspaper and trade publishing, corporate marketing and campaign organizing. Prior to joining EBN, Nick covered global regulatory, legislative and legal news affecting executives in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries; specifically keeping track of actions in the EU, Canada, Australia and Japan, as well as emerging markets like Brazil, Russia, India and China.
Benefit managers know all too well how unhealthy a toxic workplace culture can be. Efforts to improve a bad one must have top leadership support, but be driven from the ground up, according to Richard Fagerlin, president of Peak Solutions.
There’s no shortage of ways for employees to take in March Madness and waste company time. Though estimates say the American economy loses billions of dollars as workers follow their favorite team during work hours, there are tips to deal with the disruption.