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President Biden’s Updated COVID-19 Decrees – What Employers Should Know

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In his speech last Thursday, September 9 th , President Biden laid out his administration's updated mandates for tackling COVID-19.

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A Psychological Perspective On Employee Engagement

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Though employee engagement is often proclaimed to have a significant impact on outcomes like well-being, productivity, innovation, and retention, its definition is rarely discussed.

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The Hidden Caregiver: Isolated Elderly And The Workers Who Help Them Stay Connected

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Though much attention has been directed at the rise in loneliness during the pandemic , its specific impact on elderly populations has not be reviewed separately, reflecting the false but potentially widespread notion that older adults are impacted similarly by loneliness

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Updates On Workplace Productivity: Communication Overload And Systems-Level Solutions

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Productivity is often recognized by businesses as a key organizational metric. Despite the widespread emphasis on productivity and the sometimes misguided approaches taken to optimize it (e.g.,

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Stepping Towards Health Benefits

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Digital health companies like Fitbit often tout 10,000 steps as the magic daily number needed to achieve various health benefits from increased energy to lowered risk of heart disease. However, this general guideline has its origins in an unreliable source. Corporate Wellness

12 Ideas For Virtual Health Fair Success

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One effective way for an organization to improve employee well-being is to provide an opportunity for employees to learn about available benefits and interact with a variety of wellness experts in a single location or occasion.

Empathy, Virtual Reality, And Workplace Optimization

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Empathy, often understood as the tendency or ability to take the perspective of others and feel the emotions and attitudes that they are experiencing, is an indispensable ingredient in cooperative, compassionate, and productive relationships.

Pulse Check: How Are Organizations Responding To The Recent Uptick In COVID-19 Cases?

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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 Rise of Workplace Burnout: Causes And Treatments

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Prolonged stress can make it more difficult for individuals to approach their daily activities with energy, positivity, and focus. Once enjoyable hobbies may temporarily lose their appeal, and household responsibilities can become more cognitively taxing than usual. Corporate Wellness

Leverage Powerful Data, More Actionable Plan for Better Workforce Engagement

Engagement surveys deliver volumes of data, but leaders often need a path to actionable insights. How do leading survey platforms help to build better employee engagement? Explore Gallagher's latest whitepaper to leverage data with insights that work.

Education Benefits: Underutilization And Ways To Make Them More Impactful

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Employers offer education benefits (e.g., tuition assistance and reimbursement) to help employees continue to learn and acquire new skills in an increasingly competitive and degree-demanding job market.

Is Remote Work Bad For Innovation?

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Successful business requires that good ideas get generated on a consistent basis and end up in the minds of the right people so that innovative solutions can be put into practice.

Exploring The Connection Between Wellness Programs And Stock Price Performance

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A series of recent studies have found correlations between the use of employee wellness programs or, more generally, having a company culture that emphasizes health and wellness and stock price performance.

The Psychological Toll Of Open-Plan Offices

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Popularized by tech giants like Facebook and Google, open-plan offices designs (i.e.,

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: 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 Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

Creating A Pet-Friendly, Wellness-Boosting Workplace

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Not only are pets great companions, but they can also have a significant positive effect on your health and wellness. Studies have found pet ownership tends to reduce anxiety and stress , promote social interaction , and even lower the risk of cardiovascular disease. Corporate Wellness

Virtual Reality And Remote Work

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As pandemic-induced restrictions continue to place limits on in-person interactions, employers have looked for ways to virtually replicate, as much as possible, the variety of experiences that they come from working in a common physical space

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Seven Things Employers Can Do To Address The Pandemic’s Impact On Workplace Gender Equality

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As was noted in Wellable’s previous post on the pandemic’s regressive impact on gender equality in the workplace , pandemic-induced restrictions in combination with extant gender inequities have caused many women to consider leaving their jobs.

The Pandemic’s Regressive Effect On Gender Equality In The Workplace

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Prior to the pandemic, gender equality in the workplace was improving, at least in certain respects. As Gallup notes : Facts and Research

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

July Pulse Check: Are Pandemic-Induced Changes To Wellness Strategies Here To Stay?

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The pandemic forced individuals, groups, and organizations to make significant changes to the way they carry out their lives and operations. People started wearing masks in public, practiced social distancing, and avoided any activities that involve large gatherings indoors (e.g.,

Employers Respond To FDA Approval Of COVID-19 Vaccine

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 16 years of age or older.

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Employee Well-being Through Homeownership Benefits

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Becoming a homeowner is one of the biggest financial decisions that an individual can make in their life. Because of this, the process of purchasing a home can be stressful, overwhelming, and costly.

Gamified Fitness: A Fad Or The Future?

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Though there are many effective wellness promoting activities and behaviors, reaping and keeping the wellness benefits that they offer can take a considerable amount of time and effort.

What Is the Top HR Priority in 2021? Attracting and Retaining Talent

The war for talent is heating up. The 2021 Gallagher Workforce Trends Report: People & Organizational Wellbeing Strategy provides a data-driven approach to total rewards, helping you attract and retain a competitive workforce and drive organizational success.

Five Things Employers Can Do To Create A Safe, Inclusive, And Equitable Space For LGBTQ+ Employees

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LGBTQ+ workers deal with an overwhelming set of obstacles, harms, and inequities in the workplace. Not only is this ethically problematic, it’s also bad for business.

Case Study: Apple’s Workplace Location Flexibility Policy

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The pandemic forced many organizations to run an unintended field experiment in remote business operations. Though a number of companies were able to make the transition successfully, many began to wonder how to best prepare for when circumstances permit a return to “normal.”

Pulse Check: A Crash Course In The Taxability Of Wellness Incentives

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Many employers offer incentives to their employees to encourage them to engage in wellness promoting behaviors. Many of these incentives are monetary in form (i.e., employers either give their workers money or something with a fair market value).

Can Artificial Intelligence Solve The Mental Health Crisis?

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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.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual on-boarding? 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 Thursday, August 19th at 2 PM E.T. for more information.

Pulse Check: Employee Back Pain Management Programs

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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.

Overwork: Why It Happens, Why It’s Bad, And How To Stop It

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One of the drawbacks of remote work is its effect on the prevalence of overworking.

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.

How The LGBTQ+ Community Fairs In The Workplace: Harms, Obstacles, And Inequities

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Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!