Category: Wellness

Simplifying Workplace Wellness for Small and Mid-Size Businesses

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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5 Fall Workplace Wellness Activities to Implement this Quarter

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

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

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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4 Fun Ways to Encourage Your Employees to Get Fit

Employee Fitness

Some people naturally gravitate toward a fit lifestyle. For those who don’t, the battle for fitness is an ongoing one. While the decision to be healthier is largely an individual one, there are things that employers can do to encourage their workers. If you’d like to improve employee fitness, give these four methods a try.

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How to Breathe Life into Your Workplace Wellness Program

  Getting your employees to get excited about your workplace wellness program can seem like an impossible feat. Even the most robust program can become boring after time. Here are some strategies to liven up your program: Plan New Events The trap of planning the same events year after year can be an easy one […]

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How to Help Employees Maintain a Healthy Weight at Desk Jobs

Healthy

We have written about the drawbacks of a mostly sedentary life before. As an employer, helping your employees be more active is in your best interest, as sedentarism leads to several health risks that can ultimately cost you. Staying active is essential for maintaining a healthy weight, which also lowers health risks. Here are some […]

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Want Healthier Employees? It Might be Time to Reevaluate Your Work Day

Time

Many employers take strides to make their workforce healthier, from offering on-site flu shots to hosting health fairs to encouraging employees to be more active. While we definitely encourage employers to make these steps and improve their workplace wellness programs, there’s another aspect that should be considered: the length of the work day. Many people […]

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Finding the Energy to Get Through the Workday

Workday

Do you find yourself yawning and 2 PM? Slogging your way through the morning meeting? Needing a nap when you finally get home? Finding the energy to make it through the workday can be difficult. Here are our tips for harnessing enough so you can get more done!

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Are Treadmill Desks Really That Effective?

Treadmill Desks

  As all-around fans of workplace wellness, we spend lots of time monitoring the health initiatives and wellness trends that arise every few years. One of the biggest developments in workplace wellness, the treadmill desk, has grown popular in the last few years, with manufacturers releasing new models and workplaces embracing the new work stations. […]

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