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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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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.

Truth Initiative Expands Executive Team with Key New Hire

EX Program

Jennifer Gendron joins the EX Program as Head of Development of Innovations The EX Program from Truth Initiative announced the addition of Jennifer Gendron in the key position of Head of Development, Innovations.

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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 to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

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.

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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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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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.

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

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[.]. Read More. The post 5 Things Employers Need to Know Now about E-cigarettes appeared first on EX Program. Webinars

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Learning Corner with Jeff Pfeffer: It's Time We Talk About Mental Health at Work

Cornerstone On Demand

Mental health is finally getting more attention in the working world. In fact in January, the World Economic Forum held meetings in Davos that featured a dedicated mental health track. The goal? Raise awareness of mental health as a global challenge—outside and inside of the workplace.

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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.

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).

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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Build vs. Rent: Why Time-to-Value for People Analytics Matters

Visier

Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda states that CIOs must “remix” the job they do and “continue to be transformers.”. For some IT leaders, this might bring to mind images of self-configuring robotic lifeforms.

Everything HR Needs to Know About Experience Management (XM)

HR Bartender

We talk about experiences a lot. Some of the experiences that immediately come to mind are the candidate experience, employee experience , and the customer experience. But I must admit when I think about these experiences, I lean toward the feeling that the person might have, versus data.

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.

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?

How Neurodiverse Employees Move Your Business Forward

Visier

A good friend from my home country of Scotland always struggled to keep up with his peers in school. But he also succeeded where most people would have failed.

HR as a “Prediction Machine”

Visier

A web search on “AI in HR” reveals a mind-boggling array of possibilities. For example, AI can choose candidate sources, predict candidate performance, offer coaching and learning, and even suggest employee pay levels.

Enhance Employee Performance with ONA

Visier

It pays to invest in A players. Consulting firm Bain & Company has estimated that, across all job types , “ the best performers are roughly four times as productive as average performers.”

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.

Don't Fall Behind on Learning—Close the Skills Gap Today

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published on Forbes.com. As technology evolves, the skills gap — the disparity between the skills employers need to succeed and those workers actually have — keeps getting wider.

Connect and Engage with Job Candidates Using These 5 Recruiting Strategies

HR Bartender

Organizations spend hours sourcing applicants, reviewing qualifications, interviewing candidates, and internal discussions among the recruiting team. But one of the most important steps in the recruiting process is one some companies spend very little time doing – selection.

How Development Helps Government Organizations Attract and Retain the Next Generation of Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

Attracting and retaining a skilled workforce long term has been a challenge for a number of public sector organizations. Sometimes seen as having too much bureaucracy and lower-than-average salary offerings, many have been turned away from government work.

Social Media Background Checks: Are They Okay – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I knew that today’s title will get your attention. . I’ve been waiting for someone to send me this question! I’m sure this reader’s note will resonate with many: I have a question regarding social media.

5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

Fixing Data Visualization for Today’s World

Visier

We are making data visualization harder than it need be. The root of the problem is that the thinking behind data visuals grew up in an old world of paper. If we re-focus on the purposes of data visualization in business today , then we will get better results faster. The Old World.

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3 Tools to Help You Manage Your Digital Life

HR Bartender

I recently published a list of cybersecurity resources from TechCrunch and Google. If you haven’t seen them, it’s worth checking out. Technology continues to fill our lives, which means we need to find ways to manage it.

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The Ultimate Guide to Success with People Analytics

Visier

Any leader–whether a CHRO, an IT director or a leader in reporting and analytics–that’s thinking of buying or deploying people analytics has seen that data-driven organizations outperform.

Why Workforce Analytics Shouldn’t Start with the Data

Visier

One of the most common models in HR analytics is shown in Figure 1. The model starts with the data, then you draw insights, and finally tell a story.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.