How to Reduce Stress at Work

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12 Strategies to Handle Stressful Careers Overwhelmed. Nervous. Exhausted. Agitated. Pained. All at once. Yep, if you’re like, well, pretty much every worker ever, you know what we’re talking about: stress. No matter your job, work stress is like the zero on a roulette wheel: it’s coming around eventually. Luckily, as a species we’ve developed a host of strategies — large and small — for managing stress. ClickTime put together this list of 12 and we're going to share them with you. Why 12? Because it’s the least stressful number,…

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Benefits of Microlearning in the Workplace

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Microlearning is a technique of workforce training that is delivered in short, focused courses that can be completed in around 5 to 6 minutes. More and more businesses are switching over to this bite-sized approach for their in-house training because of the benefits to both employers and employees. What makes Microlearning effective? Microlearning courses are created to combat the effects of the forgetting curve and makes it easier for the student to learn and retain information. The forgetting curve shows how memory retention declines over time. 30 days after learning…

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The Risks of Distracted Walking

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In recent years, Distracted Driving has become more prevalent in our society. We have seen more and more campaigns against the use of mobile devices while driving and the tragedies that have occurred because of distracted drivers. However, driving isn’t the only dangerous activity you can do while texting. Studies from the University at Buffalo show that walking while distracted results in more injuries per mile than distracted driving. Pedestrians have been seen walking into light posts, stepping into traffic, and even falling into water fountains all while on their…

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Six Sure Stops that Smart Drivers Avoid

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Nothing slows one’s roll down like hearing the siren of a police car wailing behind their car. Aside from trying to remember whether your registration is still in the front dash, this is the moment where you are rapidly scrambling to come up with a defense against a possible traffic violation. While there are a number of situations where the driver is responsible for breaking the traffic laws, the following six driving behaviors are most likely to land even the most conscientious driver with a ticket or a citation. STOP…

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Florida’s Seat Belt Usage at All-Time High

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Florida’s Seat Belt Usage on An All-Time High: To not be totally critical here, we would like to refer to a press release by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), on October 17th 2017, regarding a research study that they conducted. According to the results of the research study, the rate of statewide usage of seat belts across Florida has reached the peak of 90.2 percent. Putting it at an all-time record. The 0.6 percent increase in the rate of usage of seat belts from 2016, which had the seat…

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Unilever Tackling Distracted Driving With New Policy

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Motor on, Mobile off. In 2015, Unilever produced their new policy - MOMO. Motor on, mobile off. Since its implementation, the company has seen a considerable fall in accident rates and collision claims. MOMO doesn't just apply to company drivers, either. It applies to all employees, from someone in the accounting department, a fleet driver, or an executive. The company adopted this policy into their culture and the message is even spreading into the homes of employees. Oleg Cytowicz, Americas fleet lead of Unilever, says that "it stems from a…

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2016 Crash Management Survey

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The future of fleet safety may shine bright. Automotive Fleet released their 2016 accident management survey that reveals how fleet safety has evolved over the last several years. While preventable deaths have been at an all time high, these survey facts show how the future of fleet safety may shine bright. Decisive Data Out of the entire survey, some of the most significant data is the gradual decline for drivers involved in crashes who are in the ages of 18 and 45. The groups were separated as 18 to 25, 26…

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Be Prepared: Hurricane Tips

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With Hurricane Irma on its way, it is vital that everyone prepares a disaster kit and a checklist in case of emergency. By starting early, you can avoid the chaos that occurs at grocery stores when a hurricane is coming. Here are some basics to keep stocked at your home: Water - Keep one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation. You can fill up your bath tub with water to flush your toilet in case of power outages. You can also freeze…

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Meet the Fatal Four

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Employee driving behaviors have a direct effect on employer costs. The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety's new study on the cost of motor vehicle crashes to employers describes the costs employers pay for their employees' driving behaviors both on and off the job. It found that four driving behaviors are especially damaging to employers.  Speeding, Drinking and Driving, Distracted Driving, and Non-Seat Belt Use are the four most costly behaviors to employers. We're going to break down each behavior and see the effect they have on employer costs. Speeding:…

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Road Safety Tips for the 2017 Solar Eclipse

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The AAA foundation released tips for drivers during the solar eclipse. With monumental events like the eclipse, it is important to be prepared for anything that can happen. Keep these tips in mind if you are going to be traveling during this once in a lifetime experience. [su_divider top="no" divider_color="#fff" link_color="#fff"] Do not attempt to view the eclipse while driving. Exit the roadway and park in a safe area away from traffic. The peak will last between 2-3 minutes. Avoid looking directly at the sun without proper eye protection. Solar filters…

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