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Workplace Options Introduces AIR 2.0 : Leading in a VUCA World, a Manager Training Program for the Pandemic-Disrupted Work Environment

London, (September 23rd, 2020) – Workplace Options announced the launch of “AIR 2.0: Leading in a VUCA World,” a manager training program specifically designed for today’s work environment — in which volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA) are intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic. The acronym “VUCA” has been used by organizations for some time, gaining…

Workplace Options Introduces Adapt, an Organisational Resilience Tool to Assess the Impact of Workforce Wellbeing and Performance

Workplace Options announced the launch of its Adapt organisational resilience questionnaire to help organisations assess the impact of COVID-19 on workforce wellbeing and performance as they take steps toward reopening. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the limits of many organisations’ stress levels and resilience, as employees and managers deal with uncertainty. With reopening underway at…

Workplace Options Officers Taking New Roles to Manage Future Growth

Workplace Options, the leading provider of integrated global employee wellbeing solutions, announces today that members of the organisation’s leadership team will be taking on new roles to guide the company into the next decade.

Workplace Options Names Gruet Chief Revenue Officer

Workplace Options announces today, a new position that has been created in response to a period of rapid growth and expansion for the company.  Jean-Baptiste (JB) Gruet, a 12-year veteran of Workplace Options and a member of the Board of Directors, has been named as the organization’s first Chief Revenue Officer, with global revenue responsibility.

Workplace Options’ acquisition of Rehalto will bring new benefits to clients of both organizations

Workplace Options, the leading provider of integrated global employee wellbeing solutions, announces today that it has acquired Rehalto, a European pioneer in the development of workplace wellbeing, from SCOR, the world’s 5th largest reinsurance company.

Workplace Options Expands Presence in Bangalore, India

To help facilitate its ongoing growth, Workplace Options has expanded its Bangalore, India, service center to include a second office location in a neighboring building. Currently there are 153 Workplace Options employees based in Bangalore to support the growing demand for employee wellbeing services across India and around the globe.

SCOR in exclusive negotiations with the company Workplace Options to conclude a worldwide distribution partnership agreement and the acquisition by Workplace Options of Rehalto

SCOR announces that it is in exclusive negotiations with the employee support services provider Workplace Options, concerning a worldwide distribution partnership agreement and the acquisition by Workplace Options of SCOR Global Life’s employee wellness solutions subsidiary, Rehalto.

Global Employee Assistance Programs See Significant Rise in Reports of Workplace Sexual Harassment

Workplace Options’ evaluation of counseling cases reveals a 50% increase in proportion of workplace sexual harassment cases from January to December of 2017 with the growth continuing into 2018.

Workplace Options’ CEO Acquires 7th Building in Raleigh

Dean Debnam, CEO of Workplace Options purchased a seventh building in Raleigh supporting the company’s expansion

General Data Protection Regulation: Workplace Options Proceeds with Efforts to Ensure Compliance

Employee support provider, Workplace Options, is working to ensure compliance with the new data protection law in the European Union (EU). The new regulation, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will require compliance for all businesses that serve individuals from EU countries. GDPR is a complete overhaul of a European Union (EU) privacy law, Data Protection…

Workplace Options adds Stephen Galliano to head Global Relations

25-year veteran of EAP industry brings wealth of knowledge, global experience to world’s largest integrated employee support, wellness, and work-life services provider

Workplace Options Fortifies Commitment to Europe with Acquisitions of ICAS France and ICAS Belgium

Global employee well-being provider combines strengths with domestic market leaders to create new possibilities for companies and employees across Western Europe     Raleigh, N.C. (March 10, 2017) – Workplace Options, the leading provider of integrated global employee well-being solutions, has acquired ICAS France and ICAS Belgium, two prominent and highly-regarded domestic employee support organizations…

Workplace Options Taps JB Gruet for Seat on Board of Directors

Senior Vice President of Global Business Solutions Helped Lead Company Through a Decade of Rampant Growth and Expansion.   Raleigh, N.C. (December 12, 2016) – Workplace Options, the leading provider of integrated global employee well-being solutions, is pleased to announce Jean-Baptiste (JB) Gruet as the newest member of its Board of Directors. Gruet has been…

Workplace Options and Ablestoke Partner to Bring Financial Support to Workers and Families Across UK

London (21 November 2016) – Workplace Options, a London-based global provider of employee assistance programmes and employee well-being services, and Ablestoke, a leading financial consultancy, are teaming up to help UK employees and their families find solutions to their financial stress. The two companies announced a partnership that will allow Workplace Options to quickly and seamlessly connect…

New Data Shows Surge in Number of Employees Seeking Financial Help and Wellness Information

Analysis of global employee support service reveals 38 percent increase in number of people seeking financial consultations; 22 percent rise among those looking for health and wellness information   Raleigh, N.C. (October 6, 2016) – Regardless of gender, geography or ideology, money issues have long been a top source of stress for people across the…

Workplace Options’ Wellness Coach Training Program Joins Rarefied Ranks

Company’s Live Well Wellness Global Coach Training Program approved by the International Coaching Federation; Recognized among leading global coach training programs in operation.   Raleigh – (January 28, 2016) — Workplace Options (WPO), the world’s leading provider of integrated employee well-being services, is proud to announce that its global wellness coach training and certification program…

Maullika Sharma’s “Building Blocks” Column Made the White Swan Foundation’s Best of 2015 List

“Are you weighing your child down with the burden of your expectations?” and “Your definition of success and failure impacts your child – do you know your definition?” are two articles by Maullika Sharma, Manager of Global Clinical Products, India, featuring in the White Swan Foundation’s Best of 2015 list.

Analysis of Global EAP Data Reveals Huge Rise in Depression, Stress, and Anxiety Over Past Three Years

Raleigh, N.C. (Dec. 16, 2015) – Employee mental health is an issue that impacts the ultimate success of every business on the planet. And a new analysis of three years’ worth of global EAP data shows a dramatic increase in the number of employees who are reporting serious mental and emotional health concerns. Workplace Options, the world’s…

WPO Adds New Global Service Center in France

From Lille, Workplace Options’ professional staff will provide clinical counseling and employee support services to employees and employee assistance program (EAP) partners across the EU.

Proactive, Text-based Employee Support Taking off Globally

Micro-Solutions makes text-based employee support programs a reality.

WPO President Joins Anti-Bullying Organization’s Board

Alan King joins the board of the Tyler Clementi Foundation to help fight the prevalence of youth bullying

Raleigh-based Workplace Options Opens its 12th Global Service Center in Bangalore, India

Newest location continues run of global expansion – 5th new location in past 18 months

Workplace Options Introduces iConnectYou – One-Touch Access to Well-Being Support

Company’s second iPhone app provides the flexibility to connect employees the right help at the right time through video, talk or text

Workplace Options Adds New Global Service Centre in Portugal

Leading global employee effectiveness provider expands reach with fourth new service centre since 2013   London – (24 April 2014) — Today, Workplace Options, a leading global Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and employee well-being service provider, officially announced the addition of its tenth Global Service Centre in Lisbon, Portugal. This is the latest of four new facilities that…

Workplace Options Launches New Trauma Support Service for Companies and Individuals

24 January 2013 — London – It’s unfortunate to consider, but the unexpected happens. When it does, the best response is swift, effective action that immediately provides support to those that need it and builds your reputation at the same time. Sound tricky? Not anymore. When a traumatic incident occurs, organisations involved share a duty of…

Workplace Options Earns ‘Work-Life Seal of Distinction’ for Second Consecutive Year

Raleigh, NC – January 24, 2013 – Workplace Options, a global employee effectiveness company and the world’s leading work-life services provider, was recently named as a recipient of the 2013 Work-Life Seal of Distinction from WorldatWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP). The Work-Life Seal of Distinction was awarded for the first time in 2012. Workplace…

Workplace Options Honored as 2012 Top Employer for Working Families

Integrated EAP and work-life provider recognised for commitment to work-life balance throughout the organisation

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