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7 Popular Ergonomics Certificates and Certifications for 2021

Posted by Alison Heller-Ono on January 18, 2021

Ergonomic Credentials are Like Alphabet Soup

Buyers of ergonomics services don’t necessarily understand the science of ergonomics, how people should work safely with good ergonomics, and what makes a good ergonomics consultant. The differences in evaluator education, training, and experiences impacts the quality of service provided, the fees charged and ultimately the results the buyer or employer will achieve. These days, ergonomic credentials and certifications are like a bowl of alphabet soup!

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Set Your SMART Goals In 2021

Posted by Alison Heller-Ono on January 12, 2021

Are You a Goal Setter? 

Goals are meaningless without a plan that sets out how you will achieve them. If you want to achieve a certain goal, then you must build a path toward that goal. Goal-setting helps to prioritize your workload, build good habits so you can make every day count. 

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Is an Online Certificate in Ergonomics Right for You?

Posted by Alison Heller-Ono on December 1, 2020

The State of Higher Education

We were already headed for a crisis in education before COVID hit. But that crisis has accelerated like so many other things this year.

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The Ultimate Buyer's Guide is Here

Posted by Alison Heller-Ono on October 14, 2020

Are You Living the Ergonomic Lifestyle?

Working from home can be hard on your mind and body. Prolonged, uninterrupted sitting for hours at the computer or laptop in all the wrong places takes its toll on you!

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Q&A with The Home Ergonomist

Posted by Alison Heller-Ono on September 29, 2020

When the pandemic started and we had to shelter in place, I knew it was going to be important for people to have someone to answer questions about working at home with good ergonomics.

From that moment on, the Home Ergonomist was born! I'm the Home Ergonomist, aka Alison Heller-Ono PT, MSPT, CPE!

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Why Ergonomics is Important Even at Home

Posted by Jennifer Birch on September 8, 2020

Studies have shown time and again that good ergonomics in the workplace produces happy, healthy, and productive employees. Many business leaders have thus invested time and money to create an ergonomic office and reap its benefits. But now that the current health crisis has pushed a huge part of the workforce into remote working arrangements, what can managers do to make sure their teams will practice good ergonomics at home? In this post, we’ll take a look at why ergonomics matters and how remote workers can achieve it.

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A Futuristic View of Our Work Life

Posted by Alison Heller-Ono on August 12, 2020

What will our lives be like when the virus is gone? Nothing like before, because that is not how it works. You've heard the expression, "Gone, but not forgotten!"  Our old way of living and working will be different for sure. We have no choice but to change. 

I was recently inspired to think about the future of work from an article I read by the BBC Visual and Data Journalism Team called, "This is what coronavirus will do to our offices and homes." Let's design the future of work together!

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E-Learning Ergonomics in a Pandemic World

Posted by Alison Heller-Ono on July 28, 2020

The pandemic in America has deeply changed our work lives  Unfortunately, many people have become unemployed, others work tirelessly as they are essential to our daily lives. For those who are fortunate enough to continue to work most likely do so from home. 

COVID-19 has caused a significant and rapid paradigm shift which has resulted in rapid innovation and change in how we work, how we communicate and how we learn. It has thrust e-Learning into the forefront. 

This especially applies for remote workers. For this reason, e-Learning home-office ergonomics is an essential component of onboarding remote workers and training current workers! 

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Does Home Office Ergonomics Training Open a Can of Worms?

Posted by Alison Heller-Ono on July 8, 2020

This country has been in a big “reset” lately! Everything has changed. To survive in our new economy, companies have had to become more mindful of the impact COVID-19 has had on their employees and customers. Companies thriving right now demonstrate agility, resilience, and a unifying purpose within their organizations and externally to their community. There is a significant emphasis on holistic wellbeing to include mental, physical, financial, and social wellness.

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The Return to Work Hierarchy

Posted by Alison Heller-Ono on June 1, 2020

Up until a few months ago, 2020 was looking good! Many of us were at the top of Maslow's hierarchy of needs pyramid working on how we can maximize our careers, our businesses, our finances.

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