Nearly 264 million people across the world suffer from depression or anxiety. In the wake of COVID-19 and a push to return to the office, 44% of workers believe that in-person work will have a negative impact on their mental health. Over 30% of workers that are already in the office report that the return […]
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According to a new survey conducted by Oasis, a Human Resources (HR) services provider, ensuring a safe work environment amid COVID-19 is the top priority among business leaders. Workplace safety is emphasized more than other important business considerations such as talent acquisition and professional development.
Over the past 2 months, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread rapidly around the globe. We’ve covered this topic extensively on HR Daily Advisor and will continue to keep you informed with actionable advice and tips for employers and HR professionals who wish to remain compliant during these troubling times.
A study published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has raised questions about the value of workplace wellness programs.
Corporate wellness is on the verge of a massive evolution. Today, most companies view employee wellness as living squarely in the domain of the employees themselves: “You need to take care of your health and mental well-being. We’re a company, not a health spa.” The majority of companies don’t address wellness in any meaningful way, […]
As healthcare costs continue to rise and unemployment falls to its lowest level in almost 50 years, an increasing number of employers are providing health benefits—from insurance coverage to wellness programs—to attract and maintain a healthy workforce. Some companies, though, are still holding out.
With buzzwords like digital workplace, employee engagement, and workplace wellness being thrown around, it can be hard to keep up with all of the changes, especially now that the employee holds all of the cards. Although many employees are taking advantage of new workplace perks, with the job market in their favor, many employees are […]
Can a workplace wellness intervention help improve employee vitality and purpose? A recent study suggests that it just might.
Imagine you had two extra hours today to spend however you pleased. What would you do with that time? Play with your kids? Work out at the gym? Sleep? For many of the nurses in a recent Swedish study, the answer was all of the above. The 23-month experiment followed 68 nurses who were divided […]
HR Daily Advisor recently reported that workplace wellness programs may be missing the mark and a new report from the Campbell Institute drives this point further home.