Month: January 2019

Best Practices for Talent Attraction and Retention

Attraction and Retention Are A Top Priority According to Gallagher’s 2018 Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey, 60% of employers ranked the attraction and retention of top talent as their number priority. In today’s constantly changing market, though, employees are more demanding and confident in their ability to find the perfect career fit. This means that …

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What is the “Sitting Disease” and How Can You Prevent It?

The “Sitting Disease” The “sitting disease” is a term used to describe just how dangerous sitting is for your body. As technology continues to advance, humans are becoming more and more sedentary. Research shows that the average person spends 12 hours a day sitting, which has been proven to change the body’s physiology in several …

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Two Strategies For Incorporating Mental Health Into Your Wellness Program

The Importance Of Mental Health According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 300 million people worldwide who suffer from depression and anxiety. One of their recent studies also revealed that depression and anxiety are the leading causes of disability and they cost the global economy about $1 trillion each year in lost …

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The Powerful Impact Your Mind Has On Your Well-Being

A Positive Attitude Eating a balanced and nutritious diet, staying hydrated, being physically active, and getting the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep each night are all essential parts of a healthy lifestyle. One very important, often over looked, component that completes a healthy lifestyle, though, is having a positive attitude. According to Mayo Clinic, a …

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Prioritizing Employee Wellness in 2019

Activity Guidelines According to the World Health Organization, adults ages from 18-64 should participate in a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity or at least 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity throughout the week, or an equivalent combination of the two. For additional health benefits and overall optimal health, they recommend …

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Total Rewards: What Industry Leaders Do Differently

Total Rewards Programs Attracting and retaining top talent is a top priority for most organizations, especially for those in emerging markets. According to Willis Towers Watson’s 2018 ModernizingTotal Rewards Survey, Total Rewards programs play a critical role in an organization’s ability to compete for and retain top talent. The problem is, today’s workplaces are agile, …

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Weekend Routines That Lead to a More Successful Work Week

Weekends Are Important We have weekends for a reason. According to research done by John Pencavel at Stanford University, working more than 50 hours per week does not lead to increased productivity. In fact, working 55-70 hours a week makes you less productive and makes you more susceptible to burnout. That is why the number …

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