5 Rules of Engagement: Engaging Millennials in Wellness

Workplace wellness - Healthy millennials

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

Flexible Scheduling

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 

Employee Bonding

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 

Encourage Employees to Soak Up the Summer

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 

Workplace Wellness

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

Beige Walls

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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When Should I Plan My Corporate Flu Shots?

Flu Shots

Flu shots are instrumental for keeping the workplace operational and productive. Management that does not organize flu shots for their workers are asking for a logistical and financial nightmare when influenza season finally hits. It pays to be prepared in advance, which is why you shouldn’t leave your planning until the last minute.

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How to Encourage Employee Health When Traveling

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Employee wellness is at the top of the list of priorities while travelling. A change in environment can cause the immune system to weaken for many men and women. That’s why it’s important to emphasize good health practices with your employees before they travel for business.

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Women: Know the Health Risks of Long Working Hours

Women's Health Risks

The downsides to working late are very obvious to many people: less time spent relaxing with friends and family, less time spent on hobbies or enjoyable activities, less time focusing on mental health and stress-relief, and less time for sleeping, exercising, and eating well, all of which are essential for maintaining health. But now there’s evidence […]

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The Benefits of a Biometric Screening for Employers

The benefits of biometric screening in the workplace are numerous. This is especially true if you have a corporate wellness program already in place. As an employer, you aren’t able to access the specific health data of your workforce due to privacy laws, but you can see an overview of  your entire company’s health. You’ll […]

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