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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Celebrate National Self Improvement Month with These Tips

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September is Self Improvement Month, and that makes this the ideal time to redouble your employee wellness efforts. Use these employee wellness tips to encourage your team to participate in Self Improvement Month so they can become even better versions of themselves.

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5 Fall Workplace Wellness Activities to Implement this Quarter

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When your employees are healthy, they’re usually happier. That means they’re more likely to come to work and do a good job in the positions they’ve been hired to fill. Fewer instances of absenteeism means less likelihood of employee turnover and greater efficiency in the workplace overall. And fall is the perfect time to try […]

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5 Rules of Engagement: Engaging Millennials in Wellness

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When it comes to fostering employee fitness, motivation is key. If millennials aren’t as engaged in your wellness program as others, then you’re not alone. Use these five rules to engage younger workers in employee fitness. 1. Authenticity Millennials are suspicious of marketing ploys and pre-packaged goals. They’d rather see images that genuinely represent them […]

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Why Flexible Scheduling Might Help Employee – and Company – Health

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While more companies are beginning to offer flexible scheduling options, the traditional 8:30 to 5:00 workday remains the standard. Employers tend to feel that keeping workers on identical, fixed schedules is easier for everyone. However, evidence suggests that flexible scheduling is healthier for employees and their employers.

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Why Employee Bonding is a Good Thing 

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Building a strong, reliable workforce takes time and skill. Hard work can be stressful and draining, and for your company to succeed, you need a team that enjoys coming to to the office, collaborating, and helping everyone on the team succeed. That’s why it’s important to encourage employee bonding through meaningful conversations and activities. If you […]

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Why You Should Encourage Employees to Soak Up the Summer 

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The work culture in America appears to place a premium on the employee who comes in early, goes home late and doesn’t vacation. However, studies suggest that this employee isn’t so much a candidate for a promotion as they are for a heart attack. The bottom line is that taking vacation time is vital not […]

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Improving Employee Health: Insights from Wellness in the Workplace Study 

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Health services company Optum recently published findings from their Seventh Annual Wellness in the Workplace Study. Results showed that while approximately 60% of employers are interested in creating a workplace that promotes healthy living, only about 20% have established workplace wellness programs. This study demonstrates that more employers need to take concrete steps toward developing […]

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Why Your Beige Walls Could be Hurting Your Employees’ Health

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The environment your employees work in plays a huge role in how productive they are and how good they feel. The temperature, lighting and the color of the walls This doesn’t just include the psychological environment; it also refers to the physical setting. The temperature, lighting and the color of the walls affect employee mood […]

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