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On-Site Health Fairs Go Virtual

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One effective way to improve the well-being of one’s workforce is to provide them with an opportunity to learn about available benefits and interact with a variety of wellness experts in a single setting or occasion.

Employees (Still) Desperately Need More Mental Health Support

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Employee mental health reached a critical point this past year due to pandemic-induced stress from job changes, social isolation, school and care facility closures, health concerns, economic downturns, and an overall sense of uncertainty.

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CEO Survey: Return To “Normal” In 2022

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Over the past 30 or so years, with the advent of the internet along with various technologies that make use of it (e.g., email, video chat, etc.), organizations have become increasingly interested in the viability of a remote workplace. In 2020, the pandemic forced many businesses to test it out.

CDC Guidance Released As Millions Of Adults Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

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On March 8, the CDC released its first set of guidance for adults that have received the COVID-19 vaccine. A year after the first cases were reported in the US, over 93 million adults have received their first dose and over 53 million are fully vaccinated.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Well-Being And The Limits Of Wellness Solutions

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As more and more workers experience pandemic induced stress, corporations are turning to wellness programs, especially digital ones, in order to alleviate the burden that comes with the changing work environment.

The Social Aspect Of Virtual Fitness Programs

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Last year, when fitness centers closed down amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many gym-goers were rightly concerned about how their physical health would be negatively impacted.

Pulse Check: Reopening Offices After COVID-19

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Every month, Wellable asks a single question to the large, growing, and dedicated community of human resources and wellness professionals subscribed to the Wellable Newsletter. The question for March was about when employers plan to fully reopen offices.

Study: Excessive Mindfulness May Backfire

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As the stigma around mental conditions continues to decrease and holistic health approaches grow in popularity, employees demand benefits focused on decreasing stress and supporting their mental and emotional well-being.

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Microsoft Launches New Digital Platform To Improve Employee Experience

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In the past year, the turn to remote work has rapidly accelerated the production of new technology to improve productivity and facilitate communication between off-site employees. Additionally, new fitness tools, apps, and wearable devices continue to reshape the virtual health and wellness industry.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

Ethics And Well-Being: An Introduction

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In light of a number of events that have transpired over the past year, the elements required to live well and live ethically have been a frequent topic of public and private discussion.

Survey: Many Employees Satisfied With Benefits, But Room For Improvement Remains

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Workplace benefits have come a long way in recent years to support employees in ways that, previously, may have seen inconsequential to their productivity, well-being, and job performance.

Biden Administration Calls On Employers To Support COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

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Last month, the White House COVID Response Team gave a press briefing on the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, focusing on continued efforts to distribute vaccines and support a return to normal life.

Employee Mental Health Continues To Plummet

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Nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, employee mental health is at an all-time low. In addition to concerns directly related to the disease, mental and emotional well-being have become top concerns as restrictions and closures upended typical daily routines and lifestyles.

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Upskilling: An Overlooked Wellness Strategy To Boost Productivity

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There are many reasons why an employee might feel mentally exhausted or that they are not performing as well as they can.

2021 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report

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The arrival of the new year means the release of Wellable’s 2021 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report.

Study: Employees Need More Guidance On Health Benefits

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Recent data from a survey performed by Voya Financial indicates that over a third (35%) of employees—including 54% of millennials—do not fully understand any of the benefits they’ve selected. During open enrollment periods, employees report feeling confused (22%), stressed (21%), and anxious (20%).

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Loneliness On The Rise For Those Under Lockdown

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Loneliness has been a growing health issue for years, but pandemic-related policies have fueled its growth. Other than the physical health effects of COVID-19 itself, mental health struggles like loneliness have been one of the biggest wellness concerns for employers in the last year.

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

Studies: Fitbit Use Associated With Physical Activity Improvements

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Wearable devices, like the Fitbit and Apple Watch, continue to rise in popularity. However, at the same time, unhealthy behaviors like physical inactivity and poor diets also remain prevalent.

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Pulse Check: Caregiving Benefits After COVID-19

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Every month, Wellable asks a single question to the large, growing, and dedicated community of human resources and wellness professionals subscribed to the Wellable Newsletter.

Pulse Check: Remote Work’s Impact On Employee Compensation

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Every month, Wellable asks a single question to the large, growing, and dedicated community of human resources and wellness professionals subscribed to the Wellable Newsletter.

Beyond Diversity: Using Cultural Humility To Build Engaging Wellness Programs

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Many companies already understand and appreciate the value of having a diverse, dynamic workforce. A diverse company equates to more unique perspectives, experiences, and insights as well as a larger talent pool; in turn, this boosts creativity, innovation, and productivity.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

Not All Employee Retention Is Good: Study Explores “Reluctant Stayers”

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Many articles, including ones on this blog, have touted the benefits of employee retention. For countless companies, employee retention is a primary driver for investing in enhanced benefits, including employee wellness programs, and it is often the focus of academic research.

Apple Launches Star-Studded Content In Fitness+

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With companies like Peloton and ICON (behind the NordicTrack and Freemotion brands) posting record profits quarter after quarter, consumers’ interest in wellness technology doesn’t show any signs of slowing down.

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In Pandemic’s Shadow, A Substance Abuse Crisis Grows

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Over the past year, employee wellness needs have largely revolved around specific COVID-19 health issues and the impacts created by pandemic-related restrictions and lifestyle changes. However, another health crisis was escalating in America alongside the pandemic—one that has continued to grow

Employees Need Time Off, Even In A Pandemic

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Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employees have transitioned into working remotely from home. Some employees now enjoy increased flexibility with schedules and project timelines.

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Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

As Commercial Office Space Changes, Employers Must Adapt

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A recent article in The New York Times investigates the shifts in commercial real estate and hypothesizes about the future of work.

New Meditation Series Coming To Netflix In 2021

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After all of the challenges and anxieties that came along in 2020, it’s no doubt that many people are thrilled to see the year coming to a close. Between the COVID-19 pandemic and economic shutdowns, individuals of all backgrounds experienced deteriorating mental and emotional health.

EEOC Issues Proposed Wellness Incentive Rules, Impacting Workplace Wellness Programs

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This blog was written by a guest contributor, Barbara Zabawa, President of the Center for Health and Wellness Law.

Pulse Check: Will Employers Require COVID-19 Vaccinations?

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Every month, Wellable asks a single question to the large, growing, and dedicated community of human resources and wellness professionals subscribed to the Wellable Newsletter.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

As Employees Remain Home, Work-Life Balance Suffers

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In the past several weeks, new social distancing measures related to COVID-19 have temporarily moved employees around the world out of their normal workplaces and offices. As a result, remote work has exponentially increased, and it’s having a massive effect on employees’ work habits and lifestyle.

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