Sleep deprivation or commonly known and lack of sleep, occurs when an individual gets less sleep than they need to feel awake and alert. The measurement of how much sleep is needed varies according to the individual involved. While older people can stay longer hours without sleep, with the young, the effects can be immediately telling.
In trying to achieve set goals for ourselves - financial, career, relationship, we sometimes forget the most important aspect our lives - our health - without which we wouldn’t be able to achieve these goals. This is not to send one rushing around for unnecessary tests or searching for the slightest sign of illness but a reminder than regular testing is indeed important.
In Nigeria, everyone and their mother is an entrepreneur. You turn left and there’s a tailoring shop with 5 apprentices learning the trade, turn right and it’s a makeup studio/natural hair salon/photography outfit with over 10 people eager to give you the best service. It’s a tremendous thing and the good thing is each and every one of this SMEs are contributing to the overall growth of the economy.
We’ve talked about depression; the symptoms, causes and how to manage it as an employee at the workplace. On this episode, we would be talking managing depression as an employer or Human Resource Manager/Administrator. But first a recap;
What is depression?
Depression can be described as a common but serious mood disorder that directly affects how you feel, think, behave and handle normal daily activities.
The importance of having quality health insurance cannot be overstated. Among the myriad of reasons why you need health insurance, the most striking one is that it prepares you for the unexpected.
Although it is easy to think you don’t need health insurance when you’re healthy but life has it twists and turns and as humans, when we grow older, our age does a telling on our health. Having health insurance mitigates all the effects bad health and old age can have on our finances as it means we don’t
How do you know you’re depressed?
The signs are usually always there - decreased productivity, irritability, low energy, moodiness/broodiness, sudden absence from work, anger and bouts of anxiety. The aforementioned signs, though can sometimes point to laziness and lack of motivation - are usually affiliated to a more serious situation
What apps do you have on your phone? WhatsApp? Twitter? Instagram? Slack? Spotify? Uber? YouTube? All of them? Do you have your doctor on your phone though?
In a recent poll conducted by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), it was discovered that only 3% of Nigerians have access to full health coverage. Millions of Nigerians have never experienced quality healthcare for reasons ranging from lack of availability of quality doctors to a lack of functioning healthcare systems.
If you’re a 21st century business owner/employee, looking for a way to make your business stand out from the rest by offering your employees the best and most competitive welfare package, we’ve got good news for you!
In a one of a kind technological collaboration, RelianceHMO, a Technology powered Health Insurance Organization and Verifi, a business solutions company and creators of Pay by Verifi, a salary and benefits product, are introducing a new way to simplify employer-provided health care.
If you’ve already established the importance of buying health insurance for your employees and you’re looking for a fast and seamless way to close up payments and ensure quality healthcare, then this is for you.
Is Health Insurance for Employees Important?
While we’ve already stated the various advantages to offering health insurance as an employee benefit in a previous post, it is necessary to reiterate them