It’s no secret that employee wellness programs have become a controversial topic as of late. While over 90% of larger employers have wellness programs, there have been numerous reports that companies are not achieving success, which has sparked an ongoing debate over the effectiveness of wellness programs.Read More
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Building a wellness program to improve the health of your workforce can be an excellent investment in your employees, and ultimately the productivity and bottom line of your company. In order to build a sustainable employee wellness program, you’re going to need to get a baseline level of where your company is at health-wise.Read More
Healthy relationships at work can make a world of difference in the productivity, efficiency and well-being of your employees. It’s been shown that having a network of positive work relationships helps employees to:Read More
When was the last time you took a good long look at how your wellness program is running? If you haven’t dusted off the cobwebs in a while, there is no better time than now to re-evaluate and get ready to do some major spring cleaning! There are a few ways you can tell if you have an ailing corporate wellness program on your hands.Read More
Part of loving yourself is respecting yourself enough to maintain your health. Sticking with the theme of love for the month, maintaining your overall health also means focusing on heart health. Many heart illnesses can be monitored as they progress, and hopefully changed with positive lifestyle choices.Read More
“Sitting Disease” is becoming more and more of an issue in our society. This new health issue has arisen as people spend more and more time sitting and developing a sedentary lifestyle. According to Mayo Clinic, 50-70% of people sit at least 6 hours per day, and 20-35% of people spend over 4 hours every day watching TV. This shows us that the sitting disease is spreading between home and work and can quickly and easily infect your workforce.
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Wearable wellness technology is all the rage, but many wearers don’t know the best ways to use wearables. In the even bigger setting of employee wellness programs, the use of wearables can be even more vague.Read More
February is the month of love in our culture. Love is a matter of the heart. It only makes sense then, that February is American Heart Month. American Heart Month is sponsored by the American Heart Association, and is meant to be a time set aside to focus on heart health. Heart Month is an excellent time to take a look into the effects of cardiovascular disease, and what you can do to maintain a healthy heart.Read More
When it comes to your employee wellness program, participation and engagement are not the same thing. It’s important to distinguish between the two because the first might boost numbers, but the second will ultimately determine your success.Read More
Do you extend your employee wellness program beyond your biometric screening? Odds are, you get aggregate results from your screening vendor. If you don’t analyze and act on those results, you aren’t taking steps to improve the health of your employees. If you aren’t trying to improve the health of your employees, your wellness program isn’t going to have the effect you’d like.Read More