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Population Health And Climate Change

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Climate change isn't just a matter of keeping the planet habitable for future generations or merely a topic for environmentalists. Climate change has very real health risks for individuals across the globe, which makes it bad for business and an important cause for employers to champion.

More Employers Encouraging Employees To Work When They Feel Awake

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Flexible work schedules are increasingly more common in modern workplaces. According to the 2019 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report , 30% of employers view flexible work schedules as a top three solution to address mental health issues for employees.

2019 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report

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The arrival of the new year means the release of Wellable’s annual 2019 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report.

73% Of Employees Consider Wellness Benefits When Choosing Employer

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The tightening labor market is forcing employers to create rich benefit plans to attract and retain the best talent. After standard benefits, such as health insurance and retirement plans, the ecosystem for secondary benefits is expansive.

Live Webinar: Choose the Right ATS for Your Business

Is amplifying your recruitment process in 2019 one of your New Year's resolutions? If it's not, it should be. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is command-central for all recruiting activities; managing everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But with so much out there, finding the perfect ATS for your business can prove challenging. Join Newton on Thursday, January 31st with Tim Ruge, Director of Product Marketing at Paycor to learn how an ATS will change the way you recruit and how to choose the perfect one for your company.

Consumer Reports: Not All Medical Screenings Are Created Equal

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The title of this post should come as no surprise since Consumer Reports is primarily using U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidance, which has long suggested that Americans and employers are over-screening.

HDHPs Enrollees More Engaged, Financially Stable

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A report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) and Greenwald & Associates highlights the behavior and attitudes of health care consumers with high deductible health plans (HDHPs).

Survey: Americans Less Concerned About Finances In 2019

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Despite the recent performance in the stock market and talks of a looming recession in the coming year, Americans are less focused on their finances.

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.

Apple Watch Incentive Drives Greater Wellness Program Engagement

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Employers continue to invest significant financial resources into rewards and incentives for employee wellness programs. In fact, 85% of employers with at least 200 employees offer more than $150 to employees for participating in or completing a wellness program.

Why your employees are still struggling with performance reviews

Studies show that employees who successfully approach tough conversations with their managers, colleagues, and direct reports are less likely to leave: but only 70% of them do. Read the report to learn what's really on their minds.

Flexible Schedules, Remote Work And Employee Loneliness

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Earlier this year, Wellable wrote about loneliness being the next employee wellness frontier, with, at the time, a survey suggesting more than 70% of Americans feeling a sense of loneliness and nearly a third (31%) experiencing loneliness at least once a week.

Study: iPhone Step Tracking Accurate, Distance Not So Much

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Although wearable devices offer a number of benefits, cost often makes them prohibitive for employees to purchase on their own and companies to subsidize part or all of the price for employees.

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USPTF All Adults Should Be Screened For Excessive Alcohol Use

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United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is "an independent panel of experts in primary care and prevention that systematically reviews the evidence of effectiveness and develops recommendations for clinical preventive services."

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.

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.

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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5 Scientifically Proven Health Benefits Of Gratitude

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For those readers in the United States, tomorrow will be Thanksgiving, and to some, the official start of a month-long holiday season.

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Unwell Employees Cost U.S. Employers $530B In Lost Productivity

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Many employers across the world are finalizing budgets for the coming year, and for some human resource professionals, this includes justifying the investment in employee wellness programs.

Survey Highlights Benefits Employees Find Most Financially Beneficial

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A survey from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) showed that 80% of Americans would rather accept a job with benefits, such as health insurance and a retirement plan, than take a job without benefits, even if it paid 30% more.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

How Employers Can Improve Employee 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.

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.

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.

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.

HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?