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The 4 Types Of Health Care Consumers

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A study from Deloitte Health Solutions describes the U.S. health system as the “Wild West” that is comprised of four types of unique consumers, each of which possesses unique characteristics and propensities to engage with healthcare technology.

Study: Social Media Use Tied To Depression And Loneliness

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It’s been a little more than a month since World Mental Health Day (October 10). In the spirit of fulfilling the goal of the day, Wellable wrote a four-part series to increases awareness on mental health in the workplace.

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Google, Facebook Drop Forced Arbitration In Harassment Cases

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Two weeks ago, more than 20,000 Google employees staged a walkout in protest to the how the company chose to pay millions of dollars in exit packages to male executives accused of misconduct while staying silent about the transgressions.

39% Of Large Employers Offer $151-$500 In Wellness Incentives

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Every year, the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) releases their Employer Health Benefits Survey , which provides current information about employer-sponsored health benefits.

Live Webinar: Our Gift to You – 12 Tips, Tools and Tricks for Recruiting in 2019

With the New Year right around the corner, make the resolution to get your recruiting processes dialed in. Attract top talent by providing a cohesive and enticing experience that get candidates in the door and excited about your company. Join Alissa Bencks, VP of Organizational Effectiveness at Wonderlic and leading Recruiter Rick Powell in a joint webinar to learn how you can drive more candidates to each opening, 'sell' your company to top candidates, and create a positive brand image with your recruiting efforts this holiday season with 12 tips for a more impactful hiring process.

HDHPs Losing Favor Amongst Employers

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According to research from three organizations, employers are beginning to slow enrollment in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) and, in some cases, reinstate more traditional plans.

Study: Paid Sick Leave Tied To Lower Employee Stress

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A prior blog post highlighted a study that demonstrated how high levels of cortisol, which is a byproduct of stress, can impair cognitive ability.

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Why Employers Should Care About Mental Health

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), October 10 is World Mental Health Day. The goal of the day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health.

Components Of An Effective Financial Wellness Program

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With recent evidence highlighting the considerable effect financial hardships have on employee wellness and workplace productivity, businesses are increasingly adopting workplace health initiatives to encompass financial wellness.

Study: Stress Impairs Cognitive Ability

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A study published in Neurology, the most widely read and highly cited peer-reviewed neurology journal, discovered an interesting connection between cognitive performance and levels of cortisol.

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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Scope Of The Mental Health Epidemic

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), October 10 is World Mental Health Day. The goal of the day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health.

Why And How To Improve Employee Sleep

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Although sleepless nights induce a variety of adverse health conditions, consistent inadequate sleep is a societally normalized practice in industrialized countries.

Last Flu Season Deadliest In Decades

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The flu is an airborne respiratory illness that primarily affects the nose, throat, and, in more severe case, lungs.

Best Farm Shares For Healthy Employee Diets

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Due to the widespread availability and convenience of junk food in workplaces, office employees have notoriously unhealthy diets, an occurrence that threatens individual health and workplace productivity.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

Benefits Over Wage Growth For U.S. Employees

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With the U.S. unemployment rate at a historic low, domestic workers should be experiencing wage growth that is commensurate with a tightening labor market. However, this is not the case, as there seems to be another form of compensation in favor.

Study: Flexible Work Schedules Can Harm Employees

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As the objective of improving employee wellness becomes increasingly more prevalent amongst employers, the workforce is beginning to see a variety of initiatives implemented with the intent of mitigating stress in the workplace.

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Sitting Correlated With Cognitive Decline

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Cognitive impairment, inciting the onset of various dementias, persists to be a major health concern, plaguing over 16 million people in the United States alone.

Introduction To Mental Health

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), October 10 is World Mental Health Day. The goal of the day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health.

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.

6 Key Takeaways From Rock Health’s Consumer Report On Digital Health

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As digital tools have offered users greater efficiency and an additional degree of autonomy when it comes to managing their health, an increasing number of consumers are making the transition to this emerging mode of healthcare.

Fitbit Enters Digital Health Coaching Business

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Health coaching has been gaining traction among employers.

5 Ways AI Will Shape The Future Of Employee Wellness

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Considering the rapid advancement of technology and ever-increasing priority of employee wellbeing, it comes as no surprise that AI (artificial intelligence) is expected to shape the future of wellness in the workplace.

Group Exercise Most Impactful Exercise For Improving Mental Health

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Exercise is widely known for improving physical health, as it reduces the risk of many diseases associated with mortality. It also improves mental health, as it has been shown to improve mood and even memory.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

Podcast: Sat Bir Singh Khalsa On Yoga And The Workplace

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While yoga as a practice has been around for more than 5,000 years, the prevalence of yoga in the U.S. is relatively recent. The popularity of the practice in the U.S. is also increasing with the number of Americans that practice yoga growing by 76% from 20.4

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And The Most Popular Employee Perk Is…Time

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A survey of 1,227 working U.S. adults asked respondents to rank their top five popular work perks in order of preference. For the purpose of the study, work perks were defined as non-insurance or retirement benefits.

DOL: Employees Do Not Need To Be Compensated For Time Spent On Wellness Programs

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According to a recent Department of Labor (DOL) opinion letter , employers do not have to compensate employees for time spent participating in biometric screenings, wellness activities, and benefits fairs.

Type And Expectations Of Employee Wellness Programs Determine Their Value

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As more employers consider launching formal employee wellness programs, academic research supporting and questioning the efficacy of these initiatives continue to grow. Likewise, skepticism regarding the methodologies used in the research increases.

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.

6 Movements To Reduce Back Pain For Office Employees

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Why do so many office employees experience back pain? The answer ends up being pretty logical. They have consistently static postures, spending most of the day hunched over, seated, and leaning to one side. Compound this with all of the other factors in life that frequently plague office employees, such as a lack of exercise and high stress, and regular back pain makes perfect sense. Wellness

5 Office Yoga Poses To Improve Posture and Reset

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For many office-based employees, a normal day consists of sitting hunched over a computer keyboard. Unfortunately, this lifestyle has adverse effects on musculoskeletal and mental health. To relieve the negative impact a work environment may have on employees, companies should incorporate yoga into their wellness program or encourage employees to take the time to reset and relieve tension independently.

Meditation Kept Thai Boys Calm In Cave

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Last week , 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach, who had been trapped in a cave for more than two weeks , were rescued one - by - one by Thai Navy SEALs. When they were first discove red by British divers, they were reportedly meditating. The widely sha red video of the moment the boys were found below went viral because so many people were shocked b y how calm they were. A mother of one of the boys put it best : “ L ook at how calm they were sitting there waiting. No one was crying or anything.

Making Way For Generation Z In The Workplace

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Over the past several years, business leaders have focused on understanding and providing for the needs of the millennials, the generation of individuals who reached early adulthood around the year 2000. However, the succeeding generation, Generation Z, has begun to enter the workforce, projecting an altered set of needs. Generation Z, those born in 1995 or later, now comprise over a quarter of the population and will increase to one-third of the population by 2020.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.