How Should Employers Prioritize Employee Stress and Mental Health?

Dr. Jeanine Joy - in Mental Health

Employee stress and mental health touch every area of your business. Your employee’s mental health is reflected in productivity, morale, absenteeism, turnover, engagement, burnout, customer satisfaction, teamwork, employee complaints, and incivility. Nearly…

Why Mobile-friendly Employee Benefits Matter

Steven Bearak - in Technology

Today’s workforce is always connected, whether at work or throughout their personal lives. Employees have countless apps on their smartphones which often makes it easier for them to do quick personal tasks during work hours or even answer work emails in…

And the Winner is Somatix!

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Technology

The lights went down, and the crowd hushed as the first presentation began. Healthcare startups from across the world had gathered in the Los Angeles Convention Center for the Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress and World Medical Tourism & Global…

Well Is the New Healthy

Julie Monroid - in Editorial

As a rule, we are living longer and healthier lives. That’s good news for everyone—but it means that what we expect from our healthcare providers has radically changed over the past few decades. As baby boomers—once considered the largest generation—grow…

Wellness is Prime Real Estate at Keller Williams

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Case Study

Managing a wellness program is never easy given the perceived involvement into the personal lives of your employees. It is even harder when the employees are spread across the globe. This is the obstacle facing Keller Williams Realty and their Wellness Manager,…

The 9 Factors That Create Engaged Employees

David Ashworth - in Worksite Wellness

An engaged employee is one who is dedicated to the company’s mission and enthusiastic about taking steps to fulfill that mission. An engaged workforce is more productive, offers better customer service and increases your profits. According to a recent Gallup…

Is Sitting in Your Office Really That Bad?

Deborah Read - in Worksite Wellness

What is YOUR total sedentary time on an average workday? Sedentary time includes sitting, reclining, and lying down outside of your nighttime/bedtime sleep, so this includes breakfast, commute, work, lunch, commute, dinner, and evening activities. Go ahead,…

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase Announce Mysterious Healthcare Project

Jonathan Edelheit, JD - in News & Insights

Last Tuesday, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, three leaders in the modern American business landscape, announced a partnership to create an independent healthcare company for their U.S.-based employees "free from profit-making incentives." The…

The DNA of Wellness: A Snapshot of Ancestry

Lewis Fein - in Others

If we are to promote – and protect – the ideal of corporate wellness, we must first change our approach to history. We must go from a mostly reactive system, where symptoms are predominant, rather than a system that enables people to change their lives…

How Successful is Your New Corporate Wellness Program?

Anna Mittag, VP Operations at LifeSpeak - in Worksite Wellness

If you implemented a workplace wellness initiative within the last few months, you’re probably itching to find out how effective it has been so far. You’ve got lots of questions, some of which can be answered with numbers, but many are more nuanced than…

Sleeping Better by Snoring Less: Snorelax and Corporate Wellness

Lewis Fein - in Sleep

Here is a simple but true maxim about health: If you want to be well, you need to sleep well. The lack of one begets the absence of the other, where the latter – the image of the person who gets little, if any, restful sleep – is proof of the former; that…

The Home Disadvantage: The Challenges of Telecommuting

David Ashworth - in News & Insights

Within the last two decades, the percentage of American workers with telecommuting experience has nearly quadrupled. This is unsurprising considering the many benefits of working from home such as increased productivity and work satisfaction, as well as reduced…