The financial crisis is hitting Americans hard, both on a personal and professional level. Ceridian hopes to relieve some of that stress by providing public access to LifeWorks Online and the financial crisis-focused Web chat series.
Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 16, 2008
Ceridian LifeWorks, a leading provider of health and productivity solutions for businesses, announced today that they will grant free public access to the financial support, emotional well-being and workplace change resources on LifeWorks Online (Public UserID: Ceridian, Password: financial). Ceridian also announced they are beginning a four-week series of Web chats focused on financial crisis topics. The first Web chat, Managing Your Money will take place Oct. 23 from 1-2 p.m. CST.
“The current economic situation is on the scale of a natural disaster with global implications, causing anxiety and pain for millions of Americans,” says Ceridian LifeWorks Senior Vice President and General Manager Zachary Meyer. “The financial crisis is hitting Americans hard, both on a personal and professional level. Ceridian hopes to relieve some of that stress by providing public access to LifeWorks Online and the financial crisis-focused Web chat series.”
LifeWorks Online provides employees with convenient access to award-winning tools, resources and support for everyday living. Employers and employees using the site can realize increased productivity, improved morale, greater retention, better recruiting and lower employment costs. The first Web chat seminar is designed to give participants tips and strategies for shoring up their finances, so they can weather the financial downturn. Coping with the stress of an uncertain economic forecast will also be addressed. Participants will receive tips on coping with high gas and food prices, adjusting spending habits, avoiding debt when times are tight, dealing with the possibility of foreclosure and coping with economic stress.
Web Chat Schedule
After the Oct. 23 Web chat, Ceridian will offer three additional sessions: Visit LifeWorks Online (Public UserID: Ceridian, Password: financial) to access the Web chats. All Ceridian financial consultants have a Master's degree in a mental health discipline and have completed the Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC) national certification. The leader of this chat series, Melanie Hardie, is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with extensive training and expertise in financial counseling and emotional well-being.
- Oct. 30, 1 - 2 p.m. CST, The Housing Market
- Nov. 6, 1 - 2 p.m. CST, Debt Management
- Nov. 20, 1 - 2 p.m. CST, repeat of Managing Your Money
About Ceridian LifeWorks:
Ceridian LifeWorks offers a comprehensive range of innovative solutions that help companies, government and military organizations attract and retain top talent, reduce health care costs and improve productivity. From Employee Assistance and Work-Life programs accredited by the Council of Accreditation (COA) to productivity management and health management programs accredited by URAC, Ceridian LifeWorks programs provide unified expertise to drive results for their customers. Ceridian LifeWorks is a business unit of Ceridian, a global business services organization offering human resources, benefits, industry-leading payroll outsourcing, gift cards and controlled spending. For more information about Ceridian LifeWorks and Ceridian’s comprehensive array of human resource solutions, visit http://www.ceridian.com or call 800-729-7655.
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