Tag: New Year

When It Comes to Wellness, Cash Can Be a Rotten Carrot

New Year’s resolutions are coming up, and they probably revolve around wellness goals for a lot of your employees. With that in mind, we present an article by Bryan Van Noy, cofounder of Sonic Boom Wellness, arguing that cash incentives should not be the cornerstone of your organization’s wellness program.

Wellness—A Great Holiday Gift for Your Employees

The month and a half leading up to New Year’s is full of joy and celebration. But from stress and germs to distraction and overindulgence, it’s also fraught with hazards that can leave your employees ill, injured, or dispirited. Be sure that wellness at your company doesn’t fall by the wayside during the fun! Although […]

Wellness is the Best Gift You Can Give Workers This Season

The period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s is full of joy and celebration. But from stress and germs to distraction and overindulgence, it’s also fraught with hazards that can leave your employees ill, injured, or dispirited. Although the “official” holiday season lasts just weeks, the dark, chilly months present significant safety, health, and wellness challenges. […]

3 New Training Tips for Using New Technologies in the New Year

  The technology website Geek Wire published advice from ergonomics writer Larry Swanson, author of Scared Sitless, the Office Fitness Book. In the past few years, tablets and smartphones have made huge inroads in workplaces of all types. According to Swanson, the compact size and portability of the devices make work and life better in […]

Can Athletic Trainers Improve Your Organization’s Financial Wellness?

  Ever hear of the “industrial athlete”? The concept is that employees, like athletes, perform better when they are properly trained and fit for duty. Proponents say that the right training leads to fewer injuries, quicker return to work, and reduced costs. Keep reading to learn about the benefits of on-site athletic trainers. Says Jim […]

Are You Training New Hires to Get Off to the Right Start?

  Your organization has recently filled some open positions, and it’s time to put new employees to work. First, though, you need to make sure they understand your facility’s safety ins and outs. This checklist can help you ensure that you cover all of your new employee safety orientation bases. Before they start working on […]