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June 14, 2017

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Happiness and Productivity: A Package Deal

How happy are you? This question has motivated countless shifts in workplace philosophy and policies in recent years, and for good reason; research shows that happiness can result in a productivity increase of about 12 percent. But what can companies do to increase employee happiness? At CCA, we believe that the root of happiness comes from work-life balance – the concept that an employee’s time can be prioritized between their career responsibilities and ambitions, and their personal, non-work related aspirations and activities, to achieve a feeling of better health and well-being. Work-life balance is not a new concept by any means, but one that can still be difficult for companies to harness, especially in the “on-demand” world of communications. And with the temptation of summer and sunshine pulling our focus from work, this time of year is especially important to refocus on maintaining a healthy balance. At CCA we have a saying “work hard, play hard.” A big part of CCA’s culture is focusing on the importance of unplugging and re-charging outside of workplace hours. We have a summer Friday policy so that employees can step out early on Friday afternoons and spend their time doing things that they enjoyContinue Reading