HR Insights


10 Questions to Ask Before Launching a Workplace Wellness Program

Posted by Paul Banuski on April 13, 2017

The decision to start an employee wellness program requires a substantial commitment of both time and resources. Workplace wellness programs that start for the right reasons can transform your company culture and have a positive impact on the lives of employees and their families. To get you started on the right track - here is a list of questions every HR professional should ask before launching a wellness program. 

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The Benefits of Financial Wellness – For Yourself and Your Employees

Posted by Ginger Sullivan on September 21, 2016

We're all aware that Americans tend to be unprepared for retirement. But this conversation usually centers on the needs of employees — not their bosses.

Turns out, about half of small business owners feel that they do not have enough money to retire on.

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5 Signs Your Company Needs a Corporate Wellness Program

Posted by Tatiana Spears on September 16, 2016

Does your company culture feel stale? Wish you knew how to reinvigorate your workforce and build better teams? A corporate wellness program could be just the thing you’ve been missing.

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5 Frequently Asked Questions About Wellness Programs

Posted by Tatiana Spears on August 4, 2016

It’s no secret that a healthy workforce is a productive workforce. Employers are looking to wellness programs to help reduce costs while improving health.

But how do they work? How do you decide which type of program is right for your company? Here answers to your most frequently asked questions about wellness programs.

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Do Workplace Wellness Programs Save Employers Money?

Posted by Tatiana Spears on July 20, 2016

Employers are looking for ways to save on healthcare costs – and wellness programs look incredibly promising. Get the facts, and find out if wellness programs could be saving you money.

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How does Gamification Impact Workplace Wellness Programs?

Posted by Tatiana Spears on July 13, 2016

Frustrated with the lack of employee engagement in your workplace wellness program? Discover how gamification could boost engagement – and ultimately your bottom-line.

As the cost of health care continues to rise, employers are turning to prevention-focused wellness programs in growing numbers. Approximately 70% of U.S. employers currently offer a general wellness program, up from 58% in 2008.

Wellness programs have become a staple benefit for companies large and small. Google, for example, offers employees an on-site clinic, fitness center, and healthy food options - just to name a few. But unfortunately, it’s all too common to see today’s innovative wellness programs operate on yesterday’s thinking concerning employee engagement.

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How Predictive Analytics Optimizes Employee Engagement in Health Benefits Programs

Posted by Wendy White on April 4, 2016

Many employers provide an excellent suite of benefits. So why don't more employees take better advantage of them?

Anyone who has worked for such a company knows how disorienting the process can be. Dense paperwork, incomprehensible web platforms, and industry jargon can make employees decide they're better off fending for themselves.

Businesses that truly want to provide for their workers' needs must find a better way to communicate.

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7 Things About Wellness Your Boss Wants You to Know

Posted by Tatiana Spears on January 7, 2016

Thinking about introducing a wellness program to your organization? Or ready to take your existing program to the next level? First, get your boss’ buy-in. 

Without it, an initiative or program will just remain an idea. With it, you just might help usher in lasting change for employees and the organization. 

Here are seven things your boss wants to know about wellness:

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3 Big Reasons Healthy Employees Make You More Competitive

Posted by Tatiana Spears on January 1, 2016

Companies large and small find that focusing on healthy employees is better for business. A growing body of research suggests that investing in employee health and wellness has a significant effect on employee productivity, culture, and even profitability.

Such factors fuel competitive advantage — which is why leading business leaders see investing in employee health as a fundamental business strategy.

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Wellness Programs: Focus on More than Engagement

Posted by Carah Counts on August 13, 2015

With costs rising for health and wellness programming, employers want to make sure they're getting the most bang for their buck.

When you're dealing with corporate wellness, a strong ROI is recognized in longterm positive behavioral change.

But how can this be measured?

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