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Employees fail in wellness because they are not engaged, and not excited. Learn how to correct these problems in this article.

Why Employees Fail in Wellness

by Raphael Calzadilla - in Others

Sometimes it takes a pair of fresh eyes with a different perspective to see what’s working and what’s not in a corporate wellness program. HR Directors work feverishly hard to bring in the best possible wellness programs to their employees, but they can…

James Kelley explains how consumer behavior can help you understand hat your employees need from wellness.

Understanding Consumer Behavior Leads to Understanding Your Employees

James Kelley Ph.D - in Others

Employees in your finance department are not the same as employees in the call center, so treating them as such may result in missed opportunities to…

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Corporate Wellness Programs – What’s Working, What’s Not

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in News & Insights

Employee engagement is crucial to sustaining a strong wellness program. The initial goal of implementing a wellness program within an organization is…

Wearable technology and corporate wellness work well together.

The Elephant in the Room – Just How Big Will Wearables Get?

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Others

The forecasts are strong for the growth of the wearable device market but not everyone agrees that volume in the industry equates to value. Technology analysts say some of the companies who offer these devices to the corporate wellness industry need to…

An athletic woman using a wearable device

Will Fitness Trackers Like The Apple Watch Revolutionise Corporate Wellness?

Paul Otote - in Column

Almost every employer understands the benefits of engaging employees in wellness. These benefits include a potential saving of £1600 ($2461.60) per employee per year from the reductions in absenteeism and presenteeism[i]. In spite of this, a new study revealed…

A carrot is a typical symbol for an incentive

Best Practices: Incentive Design Strategies

Hayley Hines - in Column

Designing and launching incentives for a wellness program can be confusing and overwhelming. This information is provided to give employers an overview of the most common incentive strategies, the range of participation based on amount of incentive, and what’s…

Fish swimming in an arrow, with one standing out pointing the other way.

Challenging the Mainstream

Thomas Sondergeld - in Features, Others

I have been fortunate to observe and learn from someone who fished with a net. This very interesting and intricate process to capture as many fish as possible is not as simple as it seems. The net is not merely thrown into the water. There is planning and…

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Revitalize your Wellness Program and Improve Engagement

Veronica Marsden - in Column

Reducing health risks, improving quality of life, enhancing personal effectiveness, and benefits to your organization's bottom line: These are the reasons you implement corporate wellness programs. But are you meeting these objectives? How effective are your…

Communication is what makes wellness initiatives fit together.

Effective Communication with Employee Interaction

Kerry Elam - in Selling & Marketing

Let’s start this discussion with a few questions. When do you listen to what others have to say? At what point do you disengage your attention? What type of communication is most effective and captivates you to wanting to know every detail? We live in a…

A woman eating several packs of pills

Effective Disease Prevention Doesn’t Have to Be a Drag

Mike Payne - in News & Insights

Healthcare expenditure in the U.S. in 2014 is forecasted to be $3.8 trillion. Despite this staggering sum, three in every four Americans will die prematurely from a chronic disease - conditions that are related to lifestyle, habit or circumstance. The plain…

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The Carrot or the Stick? How about the Retirement Plan!

Scott Pooch - in Economics

The success of a wellness program links directly to the level of engagement and participation of the employee population. For years, the debate has raged over how to drive greater utilization by using rewards (a carrot), or penalties (a stick) to motivate…

A helping hand can help employee jump the wellness gap

‘Dangling the Carrot’ – Using Incentives to Achieve Corporate Health and Wellness Goals

Sue Blankenhagen - in Worksite Wellness

In recent years, human resource offices across North America have made it a priority to elevate their levels of corporate health and wellness. Companies are clearly recognizing that employee wellness programs benefit everyone, especially as healthcare costs…