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1 Thing Healthy Lungs and Emotional Wellness Have in Common

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This October is a twofer when it comes to promoting the benefits of quitting tobacco; it’s Healthy Lung Month and Emotional Wellness Month.

Vaping and COVID-19 Risk: Another Reason Working Parents Need Help

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When their kids have an issue with vaping, working parents don’t simply sidestep their worry while they work.

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Is Smoking-Related Stigma Influencing Your Benefit Offerings?

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Do your benefits materials refer to smoking as a “habit” or a “lifestyle behavior”? Does your tobacco cessation program penalize people who smoke if they are not able to quit? Are you thinking of expanding your company’s smoke-free policy to make it “smoker free”?

The Disturbing Link between Heart Disease and Smoking

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During the pandemic, employers and health plans are placing an increased focus on chronic conditions, and for good reason. Ongoing issues like heart disease can drive up health care utilization and costs. Plus, those with chronic conditions are at much higher risk for complications with COVID-19.

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

ADAMHS Partners with EX Program to Help Smokers Quit

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Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) has partnered with Truth Initiative®, a national public health organization to offer a digital program to help individuals quit smoking and vaping.

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Why Your Plans for Diversity and Social Justice Should Address Tobacco

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For many years, tobacco use has been talked about as a “lifestyle choice” and a “bad habit.” ” The consequences of smoking are now widely known more than 50 years after the first Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health in 1964.

How COVID-19 is Driving Digital Health through Partnerships—and Why that Matters

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As COVID-19 passes the 6-month mark in the U.S., one aspect of this pandemic is clear: Digital health and SaaS have become increasingly vital, and will continue to be prominent in the months and years to come.

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Innovative Approaches To Costly Health Trends During COVID-19

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The pandemic has sent shock waves that have rippled through all aspects of American’s health. Struggles with access to care, especially among the most vulnerable. Reductions in preventive and chronic care as people have sheltered in place. Epidemic levels of mental health issues.

Tip Sheet: Education Employees Bothered by Vaping at Work—What Employers Can Do

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The issue of vaping is a much bigger problem in the education workplace than most employers think and now is the time to take action. New proprietary Truth Initiative® research shows: 70% of education workers perceive that using e-cigarettes in the workplace decreases productivity for those who vape 84% agree that vaping at work is [.]. Read More. The post Tip Sheet: Education Employees Bothered by Vaping at Work—What Employers Can Do appeared first on EX Program. Papers & Tip Sheets

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.

Tip Sheet: Impact of Vaping in Manufacturing—What Employers Can Do About It

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The issue of vaping is a much bigger problem in the manufacturing workplace than most employers think. New proprietary Truth Initiative® research shows: 59% of manufacturing workers perceive that using e-cigarettes in the workplace decreases productivity for those who vape 53% say it decreases productivity for those who do NOT vape 87% of manufacturing workers [.]. Read More. The post Tip Sheet: Impact of Vaping in Manufacturing—What Employers Can Do About It appeared first on EX Program.

Could Vaping in the Workplace Thwart Your Company’s Reopening Plans?

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As the U.S. begins to reopen, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) emphasizes that every shared space, including businesses, will have to keep public health strategies in mind. Significant aspects of successful reopening, the CDC notes, will be developing and implementing a plan for keeping public spaces like workplaces clean and disinfected, and ensuring that [.]. Read More. The post Could Vaping in the Workplace Thwart Your Company’s Reopening Plans? appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

Tip Sheet: More IT Workers Try Vaping, Want a Workplace that Helps Users Stop—How Employers Can Help

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The issue of vaping is a much bigger problem in IT than most employers think and now is the time to take action. New proprietary Truth Initiative® research shows: 61% of IT workers perceive that using e-cigarettes in the workplace decreases productivity for those who vape 54% say vaping in the workplace is harmful to [.]. Read More. The post Tip Sheet: More IT Workers Try Vaping, Want a Workplace that Helps Users Stop—How Employers Can Help appeared first on EX Program. Papers & Tip Sheets

Vaping in the Workplace: A Bigger Issue Than You Think

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As the nation begins getting back into the office, protecting employees’ health is a top concern. However, one factor influencing this likely isn’t on the radar for many HR leaders yet, and it should be: vaping in the workplace. New proprietary Truth Initiative research shows that vaping in the workplace is a bigger issue than many [.]. Read More. The post Vaping in the Workplace: A Bigger Issue Than You Think appeared first on EX Program. Papers & Tip Sheets

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eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.

Social Distancing Gives Working Parents Insight into Kids’ Vaping

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With schools closed and stay-at-home orders in full swing due to COVID-19, youth who vape have fewer places to hide their vaping behavior from their parents. For many parents now working remotely, the distracting smell of menthol or other flavors from their child vaping in or around the house may catch them off-guard. They may [.]. Read More. The post Social Distancing Gives Working Parents Insight into Kids’ Vaping appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

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Tip Sheet: Retail Employees Vaping at Work, Hurting Productivity—Why Companies Must Act Now

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The issue of vaping is a much bigger problem in the retail workplace than most employers think and now is the time to take action. New proprietary Truth Initiative® research shows: 63% of retail workers perceive that using e-cigarettes in the workplace decreases productivity for those who vape 48% say it decreases productivity for those [.]. Read More. The post Tip Sheet: Retail Employees Vaping at Work, Hurting Productivity—Why Companies Must Act Now appeared first on EX Program.

3 Must-have Elements of Wellness Coaching

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Strengthen your coaching with the right components The right components can make a significant difference, turning virtual health coaching into a transformational, results-driven program for any organization.

The Surprising Impact of Vaping in the Workplace: Treatment and Policy Implications

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As the nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, protecting employee health is a top concern. However, one factor may not be on the radar for many organizations yet, though it should be: the impact of vaping in the workplace.

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!

Tip Sheet: COVID-19 and How to Help Tobacco Users Quit and Stay Quit When Stress Skyrockets

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In today’s environment of social distancing, traditional kinds of support to quit tobacco, such as on-site programs, might not be available. However, digital quit-tobacco programs are. Digital solutions for tobacco addiction bring evidence-based support right to employee fingertips, where ever they are. Download our tip sheet to learn 5 important things to keep in mind [.]. Read More.

Digital Health in COVID-19: Learn Trends and Solutions Here to Stay

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COVID-19 has forced employers and health plans to take a close look at how best to promote health and wellbeing in a time of high stress, social isolation, economic uncertainty, and health disparities. The unprecedented respiratory precautions have also focused attention on tobacco use and the increased risk among smokers and vapers for more serious [.]. Read More. The post Digital Health in COVID-19: Learn Trends and Solutions Here to Stay appeared first on EX Program. Webinars

Help Men Quit Tobacco in National Men’s Health Awareness Month

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As we continue to face the pandemic, the focus of National Men’s Health Awareness Month this June includes steps men can take to reduce their risk with the novel coronavirus. And one of these steps is to quit tobacco. Because COVID-19 attacks the lungs, it could be an especially serious threat to those who smoke [.]. Read More. The post Help Men Quit Tobacco in National Men’s Health Awareness Month appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

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On-demand Webinar: Digital Health in COVID-19: Learn Trends and Solutions Here to Stay

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COVID-19 has forced employers and health plans to take a close look at how best to promote health and wellbeing in a time of high stress, social isolation, economic uncertainty, and health disparities.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

COVID-19 & Racial Inequality: 5 Reasons Tobacco Use Must Be on HR Radar

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Amidst a global pandemic and widespread protests against racial injustice, employee tobacco use might not be on your radar…but it should be. COVID-19 and racial inequality are a real concern. COVID-19 attacks the lungs and may be an especially serious threat to those who smoke or vape.

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Top 5 Myths Why Employees Don’t Use Your Cessation Program

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There are many myths about why employees don’t use a tobacco cessation program. But it’s hard for employers to bust those myths if they don’t know what they are. Here are 5 top myths that we hear, as well as the information you need to bust them. Myth 1: Everyone knows we offer a tobacco [.]. Read More. The post Top 5 Myths Why Employees Don’t Use Your Cessation Program appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

Top 5 Myths Why Employees Don’t Use Your Cessation Program

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There are many myths about why employees don’t use a tobacco cessation program. But it’s hard for employers to bust those myths if they don’t know what they are. Here are 5 top myths that we hear, as well as the information you need to bust them. Myth 1: Everyone knows we offer a tobacco [.]. Read More. The post Top 5 Myths Why Employees Don’t Use Your Cessation Program appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

On-demand Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 for Tobacco Users (+ How You Can Help)

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With social distancing, “shelter-in-home” restrictions, stock market turbulence, and a spike in employees working from home, business as usual is no longer usual. For employees looking to quit tobacco, high stress levels surrounding the impact of COVID-19 means it’s no longer “quitting as usual,” either. Whether your employees are planning to quit or are trying [.]. Read More. The post On-demand Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 for Tobacco Users (+ How You Can Help) appeared first on EX Program.

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How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

Want a Side of Cigarettes with That? How to Curb Smoke Breaks in Hospitality

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With a 30% tobacco use rate, the hospitality industry has one of the largest populations of smokers in the U.S. Many experts speculate that it’s because many of workers in this industry are lower-income and have less education. In households with an income of less than $35,000 per year, 26% of adults smoke. Meanwhile, average [.]. Read More. The post Want a Side of Cigarettes with That? How to Curb Smoke Breaks in Hospitality appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

Want a Side of Cigarettes with That? How to Curb Smoke Breaks in Hospitality

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With a 30% tobacco use rate, the hospitality industry has one of the largest populations of smokers in the U.S. Many experts speculate that it’s because many of workers in this industry are lower-income and have less education. In households with an income of less than $35,000 per year, 26% of adults smoke. Meanwhile, average [.]. Read More. The post Want a Side of Cigarettes with That? How to Curb Smoke Breaks in Hospitality appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

The Impact of COVID-19 for Tobacco Users (+ How You Can Help)

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With social distancing, “shelter-in-home” restrictions, stock market turbulence, and a spike in employees working from home, business as usual is no longer usual. For employees looking to quit tobacco, high stress levels in the current environment mean it’s no longer “quitting as usual,” either. The data are early in terms of the specific impacts of [.]. Read More. The post The Impact of COVID-19 for Tobacco Users (+ How You Can Help) appeared first on EX Program. Webinars

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Novel Approaches: What Science Says Helps People Quit Tobacco

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Quitting smoking is one of the most challenging addictions to break. Early in my career, I worked with many longtime smokers who had successfully quit drugs like heroin and cocaine. Time after time, they would note the ways that quitting cigarettes was different – and much harder. Decades of research have led to powerful cessation [.]. Read More. The post Novel Approaches: What Science Says Helps People Quit Tobacco appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

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Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

5 Things Employers Need to Know Now about E-cigarettes

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Key facts to cut through the confusion about e-cigarette use Vaping. Juuling. E-cigs. If you don’t know these terms for electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), you should. But if you’re confused about what you need to know about e-cigarettes and their impact on health and the workplace, you’re not alone. Now is the time to get clued [.]. Read More. The post 5 Things Employers Need to Know Now about E-cigarettes appeared first on EX Program. Reports

Free and Low-cost Options to Help Tobacco Users During COVID-19 Pandemic

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As a public health non-profit, Truth Initiative considers the health and wellbeing of our community to be our highest priority. This is especially true for tobacco users who may be at higher risk due to COVID-19. The data are early in terms of the specific impacts of the virus on people using tobacco products. We [.]. Read More. The post Free and Low-cost Options to Help Tobacco Users During COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

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Case Study: Shape Corp.

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At Shape Corp., an automotive and industrial component supplier, the company’s wellbeing culture has a long and strong history. Shape Corp. started its focus on employee wellness in 1993 and has evolved its program every year since. When Shape Corp. decided to outsource its tobacco cessation program in 2019, the company sought a partner that [.]. Read More. The post Case Study: Shape Corp. appeared first on EX Program. Case Studies

Tobacco Surcharge: What the Evidence Shows Will Help People Quit

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Nearly 1 out of every 5 employers use tobacco surcharges, according to the 2019 SHRM Employee Benefits Report. A tobacco surcharge or other form of financial incentive can help motivate people to take action who might not feel confident about quitting, or might not be motivated to quit TODAY. It can also guide a tobacco [.]. Read More. The post Tobacco Surcharge: What the Evidence Shows Will Help People Quit appeared first on EX Program. Blogs

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.