Category: Wellness

Keep your managers and your employees healthy with wellness training. These tips are the starting block for a wellness program that can cut healthcare costs, reduce absenteeism rates, and improve employee morale and productivity.

Coaching Impacts Wellness Programs

Many wellness programs now incorporate technology to appeal to tech-savvy employees, but the human element is still a critical component in the success of wellness programs, according to recent studies.

New Bill Regarding EEOC Wellness Rules

By David Slaughter, JD Legislation introduced by a key House Republican would largely negate the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) wellness program rules, which plan sponsors have criticized for adding a duplicative layer of regulation to earlier standards set by other agencies. BLR® Senior Legal Editor David Slaughter, JD, has the facts in today’s Advisor.

Stress Reduction Training Tips

In yesterday’s Advisor, we discussed how proper sleep (or a lack thereof) affects the working world. Today we have tips regarding another area of workplace wellness: stress reduction.

Sleep Affects the Working World

Workers aren’t getting enough sleep—and it’s not good for the workplace. Besides the detrimental effects to wellness, a lack of sleep contributes to poor decision making. Part of the problem is managerial cultures that treat constant wakefulness as a badge of honor.

Wellness Extends to Finances, Too

In yesterday’s Advisor, we took a look at survey results that suggest employers should take more steps to personalize their wellness programs. Today we reveal more results, including how wellness also extends into the realm of personal finance.

Wellness Is Fairly Popular—But Not Personalized Enough

Wellness programs have become a popular way for employers to encourage engagement and productivity among employees, but they are still evolving. Personalization, providing rewards, and understanding what employees want are key to maximizing value in employer-sponsored health and wellness programs.

A Healthy Workplace Is a Happy Workplace

By Dan Colgan In yesterday’s Advisor, guest columnist Dan Colgan shared a few ideas on taking a holistic approach to wellness and a few programs that can help. Today we present more from Colgan on events that can help boost the health (literally) of your company.

Taking a Holistic Approach to Wellness

By Dan Colgan Wellness is about more than health insurance. With tips on how to take a more holistic approach to corporate wellness, we present an article by Dan Colgan, CEO of Rock Paper Team.

Wellness Education Programs Need Engagement to Succeed

Wellness programs, even the most robust and well-designed ones, are not likely to change employee behavior unless employees are engaged in the process. Savvy companies make engagement a top priority when it comes to educating their employees about wellness.

Wellness Programs: What Metrics Are Meaningful?

In yesterday’s Advisor, guest columnist Kristine Muller explained how wellness must become a part of company culture if it is to succeed. Today, Liz Dickinson, founder and CEO of Mio Global, discusses changing opinions about wellness metrics, including why heart rate should replace step count.
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