Workplace VR has become a rapidly growing sector. This post examines the benefits of the technology in its current and future forms to help companies determine if and when it will provide a viable alternative to the physical workplace.
Organizations looking to supplement their typical array of benefits with something a little more novel but just as impactful should consider offering homeownership benefits (HOBs) designed to make the process of purchasing a home easier and less financially burdensome. This post describes the wellness-enhancing effects of homeownership, examines the positive organizational effects of HOBs, and outlines the common types of HOBs that companies offer.
When it comes to attracting, retaining, and getting the best out of young workers, studies suggest that respect matters more than fun office perks. This post sheds light on the organizationally relevant elements of respect to help companies make precise and effective use of it.
Loneliness is a growing and pervasive problem that companies must address in order to stave off its potentially costly effects on productivity and engagement. This post details the severity of the problem and offers tips on how to combat it.
The economic impact of the pandemic has caused many employees to give up on the traditional goal of retiring at 65. This post takes a closer at how COVID-19 has affected retirement plans to help employers learn how to modify their financial benefits to meet employees where they are, not where they used to be.
Personal wellness technologies are increasing the frequency and ease at which individuals and their health care providers can monitor changes in their health and well-being across various domains, paving the way for more effective preventive and curative healthcare. Apple’s Health app provides a case in point and paints an exciting picture of the future of personal wellness technologies.
Throughout the pandemic, a vast number of digital health companies have arisen that promise to enable individuals to seek advice from health and wellness professionals on-demand and from the safety of their homes. Though this digital shift is likely to prove beneficial in the long-term, it has come with some growing pains. This post reviews the problems employers have with many of the digital health services and discusses the changes some companies are making to iron out the kinks.
As the pandemic dies down and COVID-19 vaccines become more widely available, employers are looking to transition back into the workplace. This post reviews the EEOC’s updated guidelines to help businesses get back into the office in a safe and legal manner.
To remedy the unexpected dip in vaccination rates, employers should leverage the guidance of behavioral scientists to influence adoption rates and take advantage of government programs.