Gateway Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 

Fostering Employee Well-Being: Challenges and Leverage Points

  • 14 Jun 2018
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • The Lodge (Des Peres)



Fostering Employee Well-Being: Challenges and Leverage Points 

By: Malissa Clark, Ph.D. 

 Date: June 14, 2018

Location:  The Lodge (1050 Des Peres Rd., St. Louis, MO 63131)

Time:  7:30 am to 9:30 am


Networking starts at 7:30 am, program begins at 8:00 am

Program description: 

U.S. workers face an increasing amount of pressure to be successful both at work and home. Today, half of U.S. employees report feeling overworked and rising numbers of employees report difficulty balancing work and family. Work stressors are rising as technological innovations allow employees to be constantly accessible to their employers, and family friendly policies are not the panacea that they were originally predicted to be. Meanwhile, many employees face increased family demands (e.g., more dual-earner households, steadily rising number of employees with eldercare responsibilities). In this talk, I provide a brief overview of the importance of reducing employee stress and improving well-being. Drawing from current research examining these topics, I summarize key challenges facing employees and organizations and offer suggestions for creating and maintaining a healthy, happy, and well-balanced workforce.

About Malissa Clark, Ph.D.: 

Dr. Clark is an Assistant Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the University of Georgia and the director of the Work and Family Experience Research (WAFER) Laboratory ( Her research interests include the work-family interface, workaholism, emotions at work, and women in the workplace. She has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on these topics in outlets such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. Her research has been highlighted in numerous media outlets such as Fast Company, The Atlantic, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, and U.S. News and World Report.

Fees for this event are as follows:

  • $15 for Student GIOP members
  • $20 for Professional GIOP members
  • $40 for all non-members


This program is eligible for 1.5 CEU credits. Register Here!

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