Archive for February, 2015

Non-Traditional Workplace Wellness Components Growing Popular

Happy Workers

At ARCpoint Labs, we’re big fans of workplace wellness initiatives like on-site flu shots, Health Risk Assessments, biometric screenings, lunch and learns, fitness incentive programs, and the like. But more and more, these traditional elements of workplace wellness programs are being supplemented by non-traditional components. We think it’s important for workplaces to nurture the mental, […]

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Tips for Encouraging Your Employees to be Less Sedentary

Standing Desk

In our last post, we shared some troubling statistics about how small businesses are slow to embrace workplace wellness trends. One wellness initiative that small businesses could easily implement? Encouraging their employees to be a little less sedentary. As our last post explored, the sedentary lifestyle can contribute to a number of health concerns, including […]

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Is Your Small Business Implementing Workplace Wellness?

Employee

Small businesses employ the majority of America’s workforce — 55% of all jobs and 66% of all new jobs since 1970, according to the US Small Business Administration. This means when it comes to improving the health of the American workforce, small businesses need to be on the forefront. However, a recently-released study suggests that […]

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Promote Women’s Heart Disease Awareness on National Wear Red Day

Heart Health

Friday, February 6 is the 12th annual National Wear Red Day, started by the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. In order to promote women’s heart health and spread awareness of the disease that kills 1 in 3 women each year, these organizations encourage women and men across the United States […]

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