Although there are many examples of friendships and romances in the workplace, it’s typically a professional environment where people keep personal feelings and information private. This tendency has increased significantly in workplaces that shifted to remote work in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is unfortunate because improving overall employee well-being can have important […]
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The holidays and the dawn of a New Year are traditionally a time for celebration with friends and family, but as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to weigh heavy on society at large, and derail or significantly influence large gatherings, there is more stress than joy in the air. Given the toll this uncertain environment has […]
A study published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has raised questions about the value of workplace wellness programs.
As we move further into another new year, it’s likely that most people have already given up on their fitness resolutions. In fact, by the second week in February, roughly 80% of all resolutions have failed. And some have even gotten so specific as to pinpoint the second Friday in January as “Quitters’ Day,” because […]
According to Entrepreneur, the modern-day worker who lacks a true work/life balance is less productive; is more likely to quit a job; loses out on important personal life experiences; and is at higher risk of becoming depressed or anxious or experiencing heart disease.
CareerBuilder recently revealed that modern-day workers have a difficult time unplugging from their devices and from work as a result. So, they are burned out, fatigued, stressed, and unhappy.
With the new year in full swing, many companies may be looking to fill recently allotted roles. Hiring competition is expected to be fierce among employers—just last November, the increase in new jobs added to the market was double the number of people entering the labor force each month.
It’s the new year, which means many have resolutions to get or remain healthy in 2019. One way of doing this is by seeking out employers who offer health and wellness benefits. In a candidate-driven market, employers who offer such benefits will be able to quickly attract talent.
Can a workplace wellness intervention help improve employee vitality and purpose? A recent study suggests that it just might.
New research finds companies continue to leverage and expand well-being programs to create healthier and more productive workforces. It also finds financial incentives play a key role in the success of well-being programs.