EX Program

Which Tobacco Products Are Safe? Answers to E-cigarette Questions

EX Program

Over 1,000 HR benefit leaders have now tuned in to our “5 Things Employers Need to Know Now about E-cigarettes” webinar. In case you missed it (or as a refresher if it’s been a few months), during our webinar, we shared what we know about e-cigarettes, what we’re learning… AND what we don’t know.

Solving secondhand vapors in the workplace—and at home

EX Program

Like people looking for etiquette tips in the advice column Dear Abby, we regularly receive questions on how to handle tobacco-related issues at work and at home.

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Free vs. Fee-based Smoking Cessation Benefits: Which Work Better?

EX Program

It’s a small investment for an employer to provide smoking cessation benefits to employees. But the evidence is quite strong that it makes a big difference. According to researchers at the University of Ohio, $5,816 year is the average cost per employee who smokes, when compared to a non-smoker.

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Tobacco Nation: Feeling the Burn of Higher Smoking Rates

EX Program

Employ workers in Tobacco Nation? Your cost of smoking is staggering. Certain areas of the country have significantly higher smoking rates and poorer health outcomes compared to the rest of the country. We call this 13-state region “Tobacco Nation.”

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

Yes, You Still Have Smokers in Your Workplace

EX Program

Now that smoking is no longer the employee health issue it once was, companies can turn their attention to other wellness program strategies, right? Unfortunately not.

4 Ways to Increase Engagement in Tobacco Cessation

EX Program

What HR needs to know to help employees quit for good Changes in technology, incentive design, and consumer expectations have changed the way that users and wellness programs interact. However, many quit-smoking initiatives have primarily relied on the same methods to get smokers to quit.

How Coaches Approach Quitting E-Cigarettes Differently

EX Program

For many of those I coach, quitting tobacco means quitting cigarettes. But to quote Bob Dylan, “times are a-changin’.” Stop-smoking coaches such as myself know there is a growing population that now needs help quitting e-cigarettes, too.

Clearing the Air on Vaping in the Workplace

EX Program

7 Reasons Quit-smoking Help from Health Plans May Not Be Enough

EX Program

As part of your company’s health plan, you may already offer quit-smoking help to employees. But here is a trick question: What does that help actually include—and how effective is it in engaging employees and dependents in quitting tobacco?

Top Reasons Employees Quit

What are the top reasons people are leaving a job? And what attracts people to their new organization? The latest PayScale research take a deep dive into this to find out what is impacting employee retention and what employees are looking for in a new organization.

Understanding Quit Rates for the Best Smoking Cessation Programs

EX Program

When you’re looking for the best smoking cessation program for your population, knowing what questions to ask potential vendors is essential. Even more important, however, is the ability to interpret the responses they give you. What’s your quit rate?”

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How to Manage Vaping in the Workplace with Better HR Policies

EX Program

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Your 6 Questions about E-cigs and Vaping in the Workplace

EX Program

We had strong interest with 700+ registrants for our “5 Things Employers Need to Know Now about E-cigarettes” webinar this month. Our webinar poll showed more than 50% attended because they have employees who vape.

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The EX Program Launches Enhanced Digital Content for Quitting Smokeless Tobacco

EX Program

The EX Program, a digital tobacco cessation program developed by Truth Initiative in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, has announced the launch of enhanced digital support to help smokeless tobacco users quit. Smokeless tobacco is also known as snuff, chewing tobacco, dip, or snus.

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The CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover by 138%.

Expert from the EX Program speaks at University of Connecticut mHealth and Social Media Conference

EX Program

Michael Amato, Ph.D., methodologist at the EX Program, a digital tobacco cessation program developed by Truth Initiative in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, will be presenting at the 3rd Annual UConn Center for mHealth and Social Media Conference on May 16, 2019, in Storrs, Connecticut.

6 Ways to Practice Wellness at Work

EX Program

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Engagement and 3-Month Outcomes From a Digital E-Cigarette Cessation Program in a Cohort of 27,000 Teens and Young Adults

EX Program

Background The 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey showed e-cigarette use among middle and high schoolers increased by 48% and 78%, respectively, in just one year. More than 3.6 million youth currently use e-cigarettes. We identified an urgent need to develop an easily accessible, scalable program to help young people quit vaping. Methods On Jan. 18, [.]. Read More.

Amanda Graham Presenting at Indiana Cancer Consortium Annual Meeting

EX Program

Amanda Graham, Ph.D., senior vice president of Innovations at Truth Initiative, will present at the Indiana Cancer Consortium Annual Meeting on April 24, 2019.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Leading the Charge in Ending Tobacco Use

EX Program

Learn how Senior Vice President of Innovations Amanda Graham, Ph.D., and her team are leading the charge in ending tobacco use of all types, including helping people of all ages quit e-cigarette use. [.]. Read More. The post Leading the Charge in Ending Tobacco Use appeared first on EX Program.

The Buyer’s Guide for Workplace Smoking Cessation Programs

EX Program

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Help Employees Protect Their Kids from E-cigarette Risks

EX Program

If you thought today’s generation of youth was “nicotine-proofed” from years of successful anti-smoking campaigns, think again. With the youth e-cigarette use reaching Surgeon-General-declared-epidemic levels, now is the time to get smart about e-cigarette risks.

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5 Things Employers Need to Know Now about E-cigarettes

EX Program

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

HR Departments Should Have Data Policies

HR Bartender

Human resources departments are filled with data. About applicants, candidates, employees, and alumni. This data includes addresses, health information, and social security numbers. HR has assessment data and information from drug/criminal/credit background screening.

15 Reasons Why Technology is Crucial to Diversity Hiring

ClearCompany HRM

Diversity hiring is hiring based on ensuring the process and procedure is free from bias based on age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other personal characteristics that are irrelevant to their job performance.

10 Things I Am Packing In My #SHRM19 Conference Bag

HR Bartender

Last year, in addition to my annual post with tips for attending the Society for Human Resource (SHRM) Annual Conference , I wrote a post about some of the things that I carry with me during the event.

You Can’t Tell Your Employees to Unplug If You Don’t Do It Yourself

HR Bartender

Technology is a wonderful thing. It’s amazing what we can do today using technology. That being said, technology can also create challenges. And I’m not talking about whether our technology works or not (although that can be a problem).

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Organizations: Are You Creating a Swipe Left Employee Experience

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Want to create an inspired workforce where employees swipe right?

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Employee Experience Must Mirror the Customer Experience

HR Bartender

I can’t remember what event I was at, but I remember the comment, “Employees aren’t the same as customers.” It’s true, they aren’t the same. But today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos reminds us that, on some level, they do expect the same experiences. .

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The Conference Swag HR Pros Want Most #SHRM19

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I asked the question, “ What’s your favorite type of conference swag? ” A huge thanks for sharing your thoughts! I must say that I’m a bit surprised at the results. Here they are: Food and drink related items were at the top of the list.

How to Get and Keep Buy In From Senior Management

HR Bartender

During last year’s HR Technology Conference , one of the speakers said something that I’ve been thinking about for a while. They said that we have to not only get buy in for our ideas and projects but keep it. Totally makes sense. But in reality, how often do we actually do it?

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.