The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued guidance about whether employers may offer incentives to employees or their family members to get vaccinated for COVID-19. Although the guidelines are general in nature and don’t provide specific answers about the amount you may offer as an incentive, they do provide some clarity on the do’s […]
Employees in every industry are burdened with student loan debt. According to the latest Federal Reserve data, Americans carry over $1.5 trillion in student loans. The amount continues to grow every quarter. PricewaterhouseCoopers’ 2018 Employee Financial Wellness Survey revealed that 54% of employees are stressed about their finances, and 64% are impacted by student loans. […]
Does your organization offer “green” benefits? Green benefits are benefits that are environmentally friendly in some way. Employers may want to offer green benefits for several different reasons. First, they may be in alignment with company goals and values. Next, they may be a great way to recruit individuals who value the environment and sustainability. […]
A new survey by National Business Group on Health (NBGH) and Fidelity Investments has found that employers are expanding their well-being programs beyond physical health and are boosting financial incentives for workers who promote healthy lifestyles.
Want a healthier, more productive workforce? Research shows that well-being programs are being used successfully by companies.
Despite U.S. employers and employees placing a high priority on health and well-being, employees say that employer efforts are falling short of employees’ expectations, according to research from leading global advisory, broking, and solutions company Willis Towers Watson. A majority of employers (56%) believe their well-being programs have encouraged employees to live a healthier lifestyle. […]
Yesterday we published our interview with Gideon Maltz, executive director of Tent—an organization dedicated to aiding the men, women, and children of the world who have been forcibly displaced from their home countries. Today we’ll explore some of the common issues with refugees, and how to address them.
An increased use of metrics, incentive and wearables are three trends in wellness programs according to a survey conducted among 8,000 of America’s Healthiest Employers, a leading independent recognition program for U.S. corporate population health. The survey report, The State of Corporate Wellness, conducted by Springubk and Fitbit Health Solutions, reveals what America’s healthiest employers […]
Organizations that deliver extraordinary results typically embrace an absolute clarity of purpose and then align essential internal systems, incentives, goals, activities, and functions to achieve it. Many notable businesses that exemplified such absolute clarity described their purpose with a short phrase such as Apple’s: “Insanely great products;” General Electric’s: “Number 1 or 2 in any […]
A recent survey has found that although the national unemployment rate is cited at a low 4.4% (June 2017) by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 1 in 4 Americans report that they are looking for a job.