Tag: health

benefits

Employees Are Growing Up—Your Benefits Need to, Too

We are now nearly a decade into tech’s boom across the globe, and there are no definitive signs of a slowdown. While the winners in the space continue to hurdle toward dominance, we’re seeing them come under pressure for everything from privacy concerns to working conditions and even election meddling.

Turn Swing and a Miss into Total Success: Well-Being Wake-Up Report

Employees across the nation have rung the alarm—fitness challenges and one-size-fits-all well-being programs are not what they want or need. Yet, the majority (84%) of employees say their company offers the same resources to all employees. A new survey, conducted by Ipsos on behalf of Welltok, found that nearly 60% of respondents are getting irrelevant […]

Why You Should Ensure Your Employers Are Getting Enough Sleep

Research shows that two-thirds of adults sleep below the recommended 7–8 hours per night, losing 41 minutes of sleep, on average, per weeknight[i]. Often, this can be because of the burden of overworking or general job-related worries, and when the weekend arrives, workers are 5 hours behind the amount of sleep needed in order to […]

skills

Shrinking the Talent Gap: Supporting Your Biggest Asset

These days, you can’t open a newspaper or read an article online without hearing about the current talent shortage. In 2017, the unemployment rate hit a 17-year low of 4.1% in the fourth quarter.[1] While this is good news for jobseekers, it has created big challenges for businesses that are trying to attract new talent. […]

Worker Engagement: The True Nature of Workplace Friendships

Are workplace friends really friends? That’s a question recently asked by Olivet Nazarene University, which survey people across 21 industries. Their goal was to learn about circles of friends in the workplace. HR managers are always looking for ways to engage employees. Workplace friendships, or the lack of them, is an important piece of the […]

Making HR the Hub of Disability Management

When I ask direct supervisors who their employees go to for assistance about a health condition in the workplace, they’re quick to say, “Me! My employees know they can come to me with anything.” While it may be true that direct supervisors have a good relationship with their employees, it can often be challenging or […]