Can Artificial Intelligence Solve The Mental Health Crisis?


A report from Oracle and the research firm, Workplace Intelligence, looked at how employees around the world are struggling with mental health issues and demanding support, as well as how artificial intelligence and technology may be used as solutions.

EEOC Issues Proposed Wellness Incentive Rules, Impacting Workplace Wellness Programs


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


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2021 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report


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

Money Can’t Buy Happiness—But Spending It A Certain Way Might Help


Over the last century, Americans’ spending on non-essential consumer goods and services has grown substantially, as needs like food and shelter no longer require the large majority of a family’s income.

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How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Positive Work Cultures Boosts Productivity And Health


For those that take a holistic approach to well-being, it is common knowledge that a positive attitude can lead to greater mental, emotional, and even physical wellness. However, the benefits don’t stop with personal health.

New Meditation Series Coming To Netflix In 2021


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.

Pulse Check: Will Employers Require COVID-19 Vaccinations?


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.

COVID-19 Vaccine & Return To The Workplace Survey


To help organizations understand the preferences of employees in regard to returning to the workplace, Wellable Labs, the thought leadership group within Wellable, surveyed working age adults across the US.

Study: Targeted, Well-Designed Wellness Programs Lead To Greater Success


In order to justify an investment into comprehensive and holistic wellness programs, employers often lack the data or measurable results that make it easy to quantify a programs’ real value.

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

Coping With COVID-19 Stress, Employees Turn To The Past


In an effort to deal with the added anxiety of a pandemic, employees are turning to the nostalgic comfort of their favorite movies, music, and hobbies from decades ago.

Burnout Risk On The Rise As Employers Pivot To Remote Work


Remote work has been growing in popularity for years, but the trend is now becoming common practice with the COVID-19 pandemic making it a safer alternative for companies to continue to do business.

Survey: CFOs Value Employee Wellness Over Cost Savings


Despite their role managing corporate expenses, chief financial officers (CFOs) are more concerned about how well benefits make employees happy and healthy than the costs of plans.

Employees Need Time Off, Even In A Pandemic


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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Five 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.

Survey: Employers Avoid COVID-19 Testing Due To Costs And Complexity


As many places in the US face another wave of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, employers now have several months of experience with considering and implementing different health and safety protocols—including whether or not to test employees.

Stanford Professor Questions The Future Of Remote Work


The narrative that COVID-19 accelerated existing trends in the workplace, such as adoption of digital tools, has been so pervasive that the statement is starting to become cliché. Although largely true, it is an oversimplification of what is actually happening.

Shortcomings Of COVID-19 Screenings Create Challenges For Opening Offices


Since the COVID-19 pandemic took off, companies have been frantically adjusting work operations to accommodate employee safety while keeping their business sustainable. For many industries, particularly white-collar jobs, this has resulted in employees working remotely.

Study: Spouses Can Help (Or Hurt) Employee Health


A new study published in JAMA Network Open looks at what spouses have in common when it comes to their physical health.

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2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

Study: The Perfect Exercise Program Exists, But It’s Different For Everyone


For many people, exercising is more than a physical challenge—it can be emotionally and mentally discouraging. Putting in the right amount of time, energy, and resources should be a sure-fire formula for fitness success.

Survey: Demand For Value-Based Health Care Increasing


Willis Towers Watson recently conducted their 2020 Health Care Delivery Survey , in an effort to illuminate the strategies employers are using in their health care benefits and programs.

Fitbit Study Correlates Heart Rate Variability With Cardiovascular Function


An estimated one in five Americans currently owns a smartwatch of some kind. Many users wear these specifically for the purpose of their fitness and health tracking capabilities.

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Work From Anywhere: An Expert’s Tips For Success When Going Remote


In 2020, companies all over the globe were forced to quickly switch to remote work. Necessitated by COVID-19 health concerns and government restrictions, this was not the smoothest transition for many.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

“Twindemic” Fears Highlight Importance Of Flu Shots


This fall and winter, countries around the world will need to address an airborne respiratory illness that primarily affects the nose, throat, and, in more severe cases, lungs.

How To Combat Employee Isolation


As the year draws to a close, social distancing-related fatigue is wearing down even the most independent and introverted people. The pandemic continues to fuel feelings of loneliness and isolation , threatening employee wellness and productivity along with it.

Survey: Workers Conceal Mental Health Issues From Employers


Despite the progress made in destigmatizing mental health issues and pursuing positive emotional wellness goals, there is still work to be done.

As School Year Approaches, Employees Face Uncertainty About Childcare


For many working parents in America, this summer’s end brings difficult questions regarding childcare in the impending school year.

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Virtual Fitness Thrives During Pandemic, Leaving On-Site Facilities Empty


In the past several months, employers have been grappling with how to adapt business operations to COVID-19 recommendations, policies, and lockdowns.

Survey: Employers See Value In Integrated Employee Benefits


Every two years, Anthem publishes their Integrated Health Care Report , which explores how integrating data from medical, pharmacy, and ancillary plans can enhance population health clinical programs. Since Anthem began this research project in 2014, integrated health care has been on the rise.

Community Well-Being Rankings By State (US)


Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) and Sharecare released a set of three indices to measure population health by state: the (i) Community Well-Being Index (CWBI), (ii) Social Determinants of Health Index (SDOHi), and Well-Being Index (WBI).

Study: Happy Employees Are 13% More Productive


Employers may want to take note of just how important a positive emotional state can work to their advantage when it comes to employee productivity. In a study conducted by the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School, researchers found that happy employees are 13% more productive.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Social Distancing Measures Fuel Employee Loneliness


Over the last several years, research on loneliness has revealed its impact stretches beyond just physical health and wellness. A lonely employee is more likely to perform poorly, switch jobs frequently, quit, earn fewer promotions, and feel less satisfied with their career.

Survey: Women More Likely Than Men To Follow COVID-19 Precautions


A recent survey conducted by VoxEU.org reveals a significant difference between the way men and women are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Skeptical Employees Fail To Use Increased Benefits During COVID-19


Over the last several months, many companies have reevaluated and revamped their employee benefits due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Workers now find themselves with access to increased time off, flexible work options, support for caregivers, and virtual resources.

Pulse Check: Oral Health And Employee Well-Being


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.

Free Webinar: How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office – you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on November 12th at 1 PM E.T. for more information.