Tag: employee wellbeing

Well-being is a State of Mind: 4 Tips for Tapping into the Mind-Body Connection

There is a demonstrated connection between mental and physical health, but which comes first? The answer is: Both. Ultimately, true wellbeing is not a matter of being physically or mentally healthy, but a combination of the two. In fact, the World Health Organization defines health as a state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing, […]

Wondering What Workers Want? Research Gives Employers Some Clues

There’s no denying that all the upheaval over the last few years has had an outsized effect on the workforce. Among other things, employees weathered a worldwide health crisis and its resulting economic disruption along with the rise of artificial intelligence, which to many workers seems as scary as it is promising. With so much […]

4 Employee Retention Tactics That Actually Work

Employee retention is on the mind of every human resources professional. While the job market may finally be settling down a bit and the great resignation isn’t as great as it once was, it’s still important to keep your employees working and your business running. If you’re unable to retain employees, what happens? First of […]

5 Workforce and Career Trends for 2024

As technology, demographics and cultural movements evolve, so do careers and workplaces. Today, the United States is undergoing a significant transformation in both the nature of work and how people engage in it, largely propelled by remote work and the rapid advancements in AI and digitalization following the pandemic. While the full extent of these […]

Why Workplace Well-Being Is Critical Now More Than Ever

A recent Gallup Survey of workers around the globe uncovered wide-spread low employee satisfaction and highlighted the need for a focused and intentional effort to support overall employee well-being. The survey showed 33% of workers across multiple fields considered themselves to be “thriving” in their workplace, with 19% reporting that they are “miserable.” Additionally, a […]

5 Key Talent Management Strategies for Unlocking Success in 2024

“Talent is the number one priority of a CEO. You think it’s about vision and strategy, but you have to get the right people first” – Andrea Jung, Grameen America As businesses gear up for the challenges and opportunities that 2024 will bring, talent management remains at the forefront of strategic priorities. In a landscape […]

The (Preventable) Reason Virtual Meetings Are So Exhausting

Why is it that remote meetings can feel so exhausting? After all, many meeting attendees these days are literally able to simply roll out of beds and log in. That’s in sharp contrast to the “old days” of spending an hour getting ready for work and taking a long commute just to make it to […]

Fostering Employee Well-Being: The Catalyst for Organizational Success

As we marked World Mental Health Day in early October, it’s essential to shine a light on the role that employee well-being plays in creating a healthier, happier, and more productive workplace. As the war for talent rages on, it’s clear that employees are looking for factors beyond pay or benefits when choosing their employer. […]

How Employers Can Build a Medical Safety Net

Would it surprise you to learn that 66% of all bankruptcies are due to medical expenses? Even more startling, 80% of these medical-related bankruptcies involve individuals with health insurance. Clearly, there’s a pressing issue that needs to be addressed. This article will outline three essential steps to establish a “medical safety net” for your employees, […]

Addressing the Crisis of Employee Emotional Well-Being: A Systems Perspective

The pandemic left an indelible mark on various facets of our lives, but perhaps one of the most profound impacts has been on the emotional well-being of the U.S. workforce. The Leading Indicator Systems’ Workforce Listening Study Series, which uses the 3-minute, image-based AgileBrain assessment, has shed light on an alarming trend. Over the past […]