Simplifying Workplace Wellness for Small and Mid-Size Businesses

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Workplace wellness programs are more commonly seen in larger companies. The reasons for this are many. However, startups and smaller companies are finding that one of the best ways to attract and retain great employees is with a workplace wellness program. How can small business wellness initiatives get started? The Argument for Workplace Wellness Programs […]

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Diabetes in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers

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It’s November, and that means it is National Diabetes Month. National Diabetes Month is a wonderful opportunity to raise diabetes workplace awareness and to understand diabetes rights. Employers can use National Diabetes Month to learn more about the disease and to ensure that their policies are in line with diabetes rights.

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Why Your Workplace Wellness Program isn’t Working

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Is your employee fitness and workplace wellness program broken? A new study suggests that without employer leadership, your workplace wellness program probably isn’t improving employee health or the company’s bottom line. So what’s the problem, and how can employer leadership make such a huge difference in employee health?

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Workplace Wellness Programs Are Easier Than You Think

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Workplace wellness programs have been hotly disputed over whether they are worth the time and money, yet there is not clear-cut data for or against any programs. Reports of employee weight loss, lower blood pressure or smoking cessation have been undercut by having no control group, the report were only of participants.

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The Importance of Ergonomics in the Workplace

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Office ergonomics are a vital component of employee well being. However, this goes beyond making employees feel good. Office ergonomics also improve employee efficiency. This means that no employer can afford to overlook the benefits of office ergonomics.

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Celebrate National Drug Free Work Week!

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National Drug Free Work Week is a great chance to remind and educate employees about drug free workplace policies. It’s a time to discuss the negative effects drug abuse have on an environment. It’s also a time to offer support and talk about resources for kicking drug addiction.

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Bullying in the Workplace

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You may be out of the playground but that doesn’t mean you’re safe from bullying. Bullying is a systematic problem and can lead to destructive health consequences. There is not much awareness for the issue so recognizing when you or a fellow employee are being bullied and seeking help is essential to a safe work […]

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Minimize Stress in the Workplace with a Wellness Program

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With stress being a major risk factor for developing heart disease and other illnesses, finding new ways to help employees relax should be one of the major goals of workplace wellness programs. That’s especially true since most people would probably name their job as a significant source of stress. If your company has an employee […]

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Including Cancer Education in Your Workplace Wellness Program

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Medscape estimates that one in two men and one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Accordingly, workplace cancer education should form a major portion of any wellness program. There are several ways that a workplace wellness plan can incorporate cancer education.

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