Month: November 2018

Help Your Employees Manage Their Stress This Holiday Season

Holiday Work Stressors The holiday season is officially upon us! While this is a time to celebrate and spend time with family and friends, it is also a time of increased workplace stress. The staffing firm, Accountemps, recently released data that found 32% of American state managing their holiday and work commitments is their top …

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The Importance of Well-Being Leaders

The Need For Well-Being Leaders Wellness programs continue to grow in popularity each year. According to this 2018 report by Robert Half, 66%, of human resources managers reported that they implemented or expanded on their wellness programs in the past five years. Wellness programs are extremely beneficial in terms of improved employee health, increased productivity …

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Improving Your Employees’ Health Literacy

What is a Health Literacy? Health literacy doesn’t just refer to someone’s ability to read. It is the ability to read and comprehend health and healthcare related terminology, numbers, documents, test results, and other informational readings. Health literacy also refers to the ability to act and make decisions based on relevant health information, such as …

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Tips For Having a Healthy, Happy, and Low-Stress Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is Almost Here! Thanksgiving is the official start of the holiday season, and it is almost here! For many, this is an exciting time full of family, friends, travel, and holiday parties. It can also be a time where people put healthy habits on the back burner, leading to overwhelming “get back in shape” …

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Key Takeaways From the 2018 Best Practices in Health Care Employer Survey

Best Practices in Health Care Employer Survey The 23rd annual Willis Towers Watson Best Practices in Health Care Employer Survey results are in! This survey was completed by 687 U.S. employers this summer and it reflects the employers’ overall health program decisions and strategies for 2018. The survey found that overall, employers understand employee health …

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How to Measure Your Wellness Program’s Effectiveness

Traditional Measurement Tools When you put time, effort, and money into something, it is only natural to want to see results and have evidence that whatever you are investing in is worth it. The same goes for wellness programs. More than 60% of U.S. businesses offer wellness programs, there is still conflicting research on whether …

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Understanding Corporate Philanthropy

What Is Corporate Philanthropy? Not to be confused with social responsibility, corporate philanthropy is the act of a corporation or business promoting the welfare of others, most commonly through a charitable donation. After a string of natural disasters, such as Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael, corporate philanthropy picks up. Private funds like these are so …

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