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For Businesses, Small Steps Can Have a Big Impact on Community Health

Karen Moseley - in Worksite Wellness

The population of the United States is changing rapidly. We’re older and more diverse than we’ve ever been, and we’re not going back anytime soon. As the face of the country changes, it’s becoming increasingly clear that old approaches to wellness…

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6 Key Ways To Reduce Employee Stress While Remaining Efficient

Dr. Vikram Tarugu - in Worksite Wellness

High levels of stress can compromise the quality of your employees’ work. It is also a leading cause of absenteeism and can ultimately cost you as the owner, manager or team leader. Stress reduction exercises can also be time-consuming, so how do you strike…

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How Facebook Empowers Workplace Wellness with ‘Smart’ Vending Machines

by Mike Pitts - in Worksite Wellness

It’s no secret that healthier, more engaged employees are more effective at work than their peers. A recent Gallup research survey found that already-engaged employees experience even higher performance outcomes when physical wellness programming is added…

5 Ways Managers Can Support Well-Being Improvement

by Henry Albrecht - in Worksite Wellness

Manager support matters. A lot. In fact, our research indicates that managers are the single most important driver of how supported your people feel. And when employees feel their employer supports their well-being, they’re 38 percent more engaged. Managers…

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Are You an Office Worker? Why Your Health May Be at More Risk Than You Think

Michael Shaw - in Worksite Wellness

While office workers typically feel that they are safe on the job and don’t have to worry about health issues or injuries, the fact is that accidents and illnesses can crop up anywhere. People often slip, trip, or fall at work; have poor posture or strain…

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Fostering Collaboration Through Wellness – A Case Study

Madeline Yaskowski - in Worksite Wellness

When running a company, you want to make sure the employees feel like they are a part of a team; fostering a sense of fellowship and cooperation is vital to employee satisfaction.  For offices where team members see each other every day of the week, this…

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5 CLUES Every Wellness Program Needs

Daniel Pyne - in Worksite Wellness

Employers offer wellness programs to reduce administrative costs and create a positive employee experience. Despite constant changes in the U.S. healthcare system and legislation, employer-sponsored employee benefits are a key asset to employees’ compensation…

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How Can Your Company Support Well-Being Improvement?

by Henry Albrecht - in Worksite Wellness

Great organizations know that well-being is key for people to thrive at work. And when employees believe they have support from their organization, they’re more likely to have higher well-being. Plain and simple: Organizational support drives employee well-being…

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5 Things to Keep in Mind Before Kicking Off a Well-Being Program

by Henry Albrecht - in Worksite Wellness

A great well-being program gets employees ready to do great work. When employees show up healthy, energized and with a purpose, they’re more engaged. Seventy-six percent more engaged than employees with lower well-being, according to recent research. It’s…

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Wellness Incentives and Gilligan’s Island

Al Lewis - in Worksite Wellness

What determines whether incentives work or fail?  This posting answers that question, which is as old as workplace wellness itself, in 550 words. Suppose your company offers to pay 100 employees to take 10,000 steps a day for the next 5 days.  If you pay…

How to Engage and Manage Millennials in Your Workforce

Alison Brehme - in Worksite Wellness

There has been no shortage of information when it comes to Millennials and the workforce. It seems that it’s something everyone wants to talk about these days. Plus, 2017 also marks the first time that Generation Z will be joining the workforce. Times are…

How To Make Your Work Environment More Enjoyable Without A Huge Investment

Kim Bassett - in Worksite Wellness

We spend on average eight hours a day at work. That translates to roughly 2,080 hours per year. This means we spend about a quarter of our life each year at work. With another quarter spent sleeping and a third quarter keeping our households running, this…